Council on Education open positions

Application instructions:

  • Fill out an application form.
  • Submit both the candidate application and curriculum vitae electronically.

The AVMA Council on Education Selection Committee is seeking interested and qualified veterinarians to serve on the council.

The AVMA Council on Education (AVMA COE®) is recognized as the accrediting body for schools that offer the professional DVM degree or its equivalent in the United States and Canada; the COE also accredits other foreign programs. The council encourages and assists colleges of veterinary medicine in meeting the requirements for accreditation, thus maintaining and advancing veterinary education, the basis for our profession.

Under its bylaws, the AVMA COE® Selection Committee is charged with appointing the non-academic members of the AVMA COE®. The academic members are selected by the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges COE Selection Committee, and public members are appointed by the AVMA Council on Education. The committees will be filling the following positions in Spring 2022:

  • Private mixed clinical practice
  • Postgraduate education and American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (Selected by AAVMA COE Selection Committee)
  • Public member (Appointed by the AVMA Council on Education)

Applicants chosen for these positions will have the opportunity to work with a committed group of practitioners, academicians, and public members to help ensure the quality of the education students receive at AVMA COE®-accredited schools.

Position details are as follows:

Position: Private mixed clinical practice
Position description: An individual working in clinical practice with several species of animals, including both food or equine and small companion animals
Details: Appointment is made by the AVMA COE Selection Committee.
Term: August 2022 – July 2028
Applications due: Applications ongoing until position is filled
Outgoing member: Dr. James Hoffmann
For more information: Email doliveraatavma [dot] org
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Position: Public member
Position description: A representative of the public (an individual who is not a veterinarian or a spouse, child, or sibling of a veterinarian)
Details: Appointments are made by the AVMA Council on Education.
Term: August 2022 – July 2028
Applications due: Applications ongoing until position is filled
Outgoing member: Jeff Pasek
For more information: Email agondaatavma [dot] org