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From a new logo to new leaders, the AVMA Annual Convention, which took place July 10-14 in Boston, had a lot happening in just a few days.

2015 Boston convention logoThe AVMA unveiled its new branding efforts July 11 at the event “AVMA: The Launch of a New Era.” More information is available at newavma.avma.org.

Meanwhile, Drs. Jan Strother and Mike Topper announced their candidacies for 2016-2017 AVMA president-elect July 10 at the Candidates’ Introductory Breakfast. Dr. Stacy Pritt declared her intent to run for 2016-2018 AVMA vice president.

Dr. Joe Kinnarney was installed as AVMA president during the July 14 AVMA Board of Directors meeting. In addition, Drs. John de Jong and Mark Helfat were elected and installed as Board chair and vice chair, respectively. Georgia delegate Dr. Timothy Montgomery is the new House Advisory Committee chair.

JAVMA News will run comprehensive coverage of these elections in addition to award recipients, continuing education sessions, and other convention happenings in the Sept. 1 and 15 issues, and allied group reports Oct. 1.