October 15, 2015


 Student leaders convene

Posted Sept. 30, 2015

Seventy-seven veterinary students and faculty advisers attended the 2015 Student Chapter of the AVMA Leadership Conference, Aug. 28-29 at AVMA headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. Following a welcome by AVMA Chief Operating Officer David Granstrom and presentations by the AVMA insurance trusts, AVMA Vice President Rebecca Stinson (pictured bottom right) delivered the keynote address. The remainder of the SCAVMA Leadership Conference included sessions on chapter officer responsibilities, updating the Student AVMA logo, fundraising ideas, and use of the ALL for Students program funding.

Additionally, the 2015 Faculty Advisor Grant Award winners and projects were announced. They are Auburn University: men-toring and women-toring 21st-century veterinarians; Cornell University: emotional CPR; North Carolina State University: controversial issues–conflict resolution; University of Glasgow: difficult conversations; Washington State University: effective and innovative teaching in a clinical setting; and Western University: spring facilitator training.