Nominations for this award are currently closed.
Established in 1931, this award is designed to recognize distinguished members of the Association who have contributed to the advancement of veterinary medicine in its organizational aspects. Veterinarians who have exerted outstanding leadership in building stronger local, state, or regional associations, or who have contributed to the improvement of the national organization, are eligible.
AVMA members may nominate qualified veterinarians, who are members of the AVMA, for this award. To ensure that each nomination includes the necessary information, submit each using the official nomination form and being certain to complete all areas for requested information.
Nominations will open for this award in Fall 2017.
The AVMA Board of Directors reviews the nominations and selects the recipient, and the winner is honored at the AVMA Annual Convention. An awardee may not be selected in a given year if no nominee for that year meets the criteria for selection.