During the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in July, the Texas VMA presented a resolution calling for the Executive Board to assign a task force to conduct a benefit-risk analysis of the COE's accreditation of foreign veterinary schools.
Discussion began with an informational video providing context about AVMA's involvement in accreditation and the COE process. COE Chair Dr. James Brace and Dr. David Granstrom, director of the AVMA Education and Research Division were on hand to answer questions.
Some questions asked included:
After much deliberation the HOD defeated the resolution by a vote of 61 percent to 39 percent.
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2016 American Veterinary Medical Association