Convention Daily News

The AVMA is publishing four editions of the AVMA Convention 2016 Daily News—Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Read each issue to find fascinating features and timely news to help you enjoy San Antonio and get the most out of your convention experience. Convention-goers can find print copies in hotel lobbies and at various locations throughout the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. For those who won’t be at the convention, visit this page to catch up on what’s happening in San Antonio. Regular updates will also be posted on our Twitter (@AVMAjournals) and Facebook ( pages.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Lead story: The birds and, yes, the bees

Other headlines:
  • Awards go to AAVMC, senator, longtime AVMA staff member
  • Veterinary technicians ready to revamp credentialing system, title
  • Veterinary mental health initiatives taking shape nationally, locally
  • Finding viruses, identifying risks to improve global health
  • AVMA gives advice on economic change, associate compensation
  • Designing a practical welfare curriculum
  • Aggies "whoop" it up for 100th
  • Horse tripping can fly under the radar

Monday, August 8, 2016

Lead story: NASA veterinarian to talk about veterinary training's broad application

Other headlines:
  • Veterinarians recognized for public service, international work
  • Insurers say pet care spending, visits increase with insurance
  • Debt summit moving into action phase
  • The carnivore's guide to San Antonio
  • McClellan receives Meritorious Service Award
  • When there are no more 5 p.m. dogs
  • Future Leaders champion wellness at work
  • Sen. Thad Cochran receives AVMA Advocacy Award

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Lead story: Meyer commits to member wellness

Thomas Meyer
Other headlines:
  • Association executives announce changes
  • Pressing topics addressed by HOD
  • AVMA broadens candidate pool for executives, adjusts other policies
  • Topper and Pritt carry the day; de Jong makes a run
  • After 9 years as AVMA CEO, Ron DeHaven is ready for what's next
  • San Antonio is a ghost hunter's paradise
  • Session tackles operational problems in veterinary practices
  • Symposium, resources promote preventive care

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Lead story: Army Veterinary Corps marks 100 years of service

Vet Corps
Other headlines:
  • Moseying around downtown San Antonio
  • Better living through brain science
  • Enjoy the exhibit hall
  • On track with professional development
  • To escape, head for the hills
  • Local gems sparkle at night
  • Getting your grub on the go in San Antonio
  • Fun for the young and young at heart