Meet the winners of AVMA excellence awards

Published on July 30, 2021
Congratulations, AVMA award winners

Honors reward veterinary excellence in all disciplines

Congratulations are in order for more than a dozen veterinarians, animal health professionals and animal lovers honored with AVMA Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards during the ongoing AVMA Virtual Convention 2021. The award winners were chosen in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the veterinary profession in fields ranging from education and research, to private practice, to service and advocacy. 

Please join us in recognizing and applauding the recipients:  

The annual AVMA Excellence Awards showcase the achievements of veterinary professionals whose work improves animal health and welfare across all disciplines and career paths. In addition to rewarding individuals for their exceptional work, they also focus attention on the value and many diverse aspects of veterinary medicine. 

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The AVMA awards program brings member voices to the forefront. Aside from the President’s Award recipients, all award winners are nominated by peers and colleagues. There’s no better way to honor a mentor or colleague than by nominating them for an AVMA Excellence Award.

Nominations for 2022 awards will open in the fall, and it’s never too early to begin thinking about colleagues you might want to recognize with a nomination. Learn about all of the awards at


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