November 01, 2014

 

 Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards

​Posted Oct. 15, 2014

The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation are accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.

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 an AVMA member who has brought honor and distinction to the veterinary profession through personal, professional, or community service activities outside organized veterinary medicine and research.

AVMA Advocacy Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member 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 accomplishments in the field of animal welfare.

AVMA Humane Award

This award recognizes a nonveterinarian for accomplishments in the field of animal welfare.

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 XIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize

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

AVMF/AKC Career Achievement Award in Canine Research

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

AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Award

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

Nominations

The deadline is Feb. 1, 2015, for award nominations. Award information and nomination forms are available here. The contact for the awards is Jody Beckford, at 800-248-2862, ext. 6709, or jbeckford@avma.org.