November 01, 2013

 

 Nominations open for 2014 Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards

The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation are accepting nominations for the 2014 Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards, which recognize contributions to the profession. 

The awards will be presented at various venues, including the AVMA Annual Convention, July 25-29, 2014, in Denver, and the 2014 Merial–National Institutes of Health Veterinary Scholars Symposium.   

The AVMA Award

The Association’s pre-eminent award recognizes an AVMA member who has contributed to organized veterinary medicine. 

AVMA Meritorious Service Award

This award recognizes a veterinarian who has brought honor and distinction to the veterinary profession through personal, professional, or community service activities outside organized veterinary medicine and research. 

AVMF/AKC Career Achievement Award in Canine Research

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation and American Kennel Club established this award for an AVMA member who has contributed to canine research. 

AVMF/Winn Excellence in Feline Research Award

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation and Winn Feline Foundation established this award for an individual who has contributed to feline research. 

AVMA Advocacy Award

This award recognizes a veterinarian or nonveterinarian for advancing the AVMA legislative agenda and advocating on behalf of the veterinary profession. 

AVMA Animal Welfare Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member for achievements in advancing the welfare of animals. 

AVMA Humane Award

This award recognizes a nonveterinarian for achievements in advancing the welfare of animals. 

AVMA Lifetime Excellence in Research Award

This award recognizes a veterinarian for lifetime achievements in basic, applied, or clinical research. 

AVMA Practitioner Research Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member who, while in private practice, has made research contributions to advance the veterinary profession. 

AVMA Public Service Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member for outstanding public service or education of veterinarians in public service activities.

AVMA XIIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize

This award recognizes an AVMA member who has contributed to international understanding of veterinary medicine. 

Nominations

The deadline is Feb. 1, 2014, for award nominations. 
 
The contact for the awards is Cheri Kowal, at (800) 248-2862, Ext. 6691, or ckowal@avma.org.
 
 

 


Information about the awards and nomination forms
are available here