Diversity, equity, inclusion efforts approved by Board, House
The AVMA House of Delegates approved a resolution requesting the AVMA Board of Directors take action to make the profession more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. Already, the Board had approved hiring a DEI consultant and exploring the establishment of a professionwide commission to examine diversity, equity, and inclusion issues affecting the profession.
Busy times, stress for veterinarians during pandemic
The AVMA House of Delegates discussed how busy their practices are now, concerns they have for keeping themselves and their staff healthy, how to balance work with having children who aren’t going to school in-person, and more during its Veterinary Information Forum on July 30.
State, local public health veterinarians work long hours to protect the public
Public health veterinarians describe shifting this year from protecting against familiar local threats to managing broad health care and education efforts during a pandemic that, at press time, was killing about 1,000 Americans each day.
Delegates revise policies on transport of research animals, antiparasitic resistance
House fills council, HAC seats
Advocate for animal welfare wins AVMA Award
Meritorious Service Award goes to Poppe
Association presents Excellence Awards for 2020
LMU vet student talks about National Guard deployment during COVID-19
Veterinary practices receive $2.1 billion in federal relief
Vaccination, neutering, insurance may affect prescribing practices
Iowa governor signs veterinary debt repayment bill
New listings in AVMA Animal Health Studies Database
Driven to make a difference
The article “Students, recent grads from underrepresented backgrounds are building spaces for themselves” in the Sept. 1, 2020, issue of JAVMA News mischaracterized Dr. Evelyn Galban’s background. She is of Washoe and Mono Lake Paiute ancestry, not a member of the Washoe and Paiute tribes.