Nomination Form—Deadline: February 15, 2017
Named for the late Leo K. Bustad, DVM, PhD, a former dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University and founder of the Delta Society (now Pet Partners), this award recognizes the outstanding work of veterinarians in preserving and protecting the human-animal bond.
In addition to a physical award, the winner will be reimbursed for travel for the award ceremony at the VLC and a related speaking engagement at the AVMA Convention. Deadline for nominations is October 30, 2016
Bustad nominees must be a graduate veterinarian and AVMA member held in high regard by peers for their leadership, integrity, and professionalism. They must have demonstrable accomplishments in at least one of the following areas:
Anyone 18 years or older may nominate an eligible veterinarian.
Each nomination must include:
The recipient will be chosen by a panel of six judges.
Nominations should be sent to AVMA Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards, Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award, AVMA, 1931 N. Meacham Rd, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173, or to email@example.com for receipt no later than February 15, 2017.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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