AVMA Career Achievement in Canine Research Award


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This award honors an AVMA member's long-term contribution to the field of canine research.

Nomination criteria

  • Nominee must be an AVMA member veterinarian
  • Nominations may be submitted by any individual (AVMA member or non-member) or organization (governmental and non-governmental)
  • Self-nominations will not be considered

Nomination requirements

  • Cover letter summarizing the nominee’s professional background including current professional activity, statement of significant achievements, qualifications for the award and significant research achievements
  • Interactive PDF nomination form
  • Curriculum vitae/resume, including relevant publications (not to exceed two double-sided typed pages)
  • Up to three letters of support from veterinarians, colleagues, clients or organizations (not to exceed three single-sided typed pages each)
  • Digital high resolution (300 d.p.i.) colored headshot photograph, suitable for publication
    • 5” x 7”
    • TIF or JPG format

Selection process

  • The AVMA Council on Research selects the recipient
  • Criteria used to rank nominees include significance and scope of research achievement relative to canine health
  • A recipient may not be selected in a given year if no nominee meets the criteria for selection
  • The recipient will receive a $2,500 honorarium and a crystal award, which will be presented at the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium