Market Research Statistics: AVMA Membership 2018

These statistics show AVMA membership as of December 31, 2018. Each section reflects the membership broken down by different classifications.

 
US &
Territories
Canadian &
Foreign
Totals
By Species Category
       
Companion Animal Exclusive
50,028
233
50,261
Companion Animal Predominant
7006
35
7,041
Equine Exclusive
3,357
32
3,389
Equine Predominant
545
6
551
Food Animal Exclusive
2,135
25
2,160
Food Animal Predominant
3,466
47
3,513
Mixed Animal
2,558
18
2,576
Other
2,316
33
2,349
No Species Contact
1,242
21
1,263
No Information Provided
19,679
656
20,335
Total
92,332
1106
93,438
 
     
 
By Employment Type
 
Agriculture/Livestock Production
146
2
148
Air Force
44
0
44
Animal Science Department
74
2
76
Army
298
0
298
Business/Consulting Services
312
10
322
Emergency/Critical Care Medicine
2,208
14
2,222
Feeds/Nutrition
118
1
119
Foreign
7
3
10
Foundation/Charitable Organization
77
0
77
General Medicine/Surgery
54,687
193
54,880
Humane Organization
621
2
623
Laboratory
195
5
200
Local
166
2
168
Membership Assn/Professional Society
91
1
92
Missionary/Service
14
3
17
Non-Veterinary Employment
61
0
61
Not Employed
198
1
199
Other Academia
551
3
554
Other Government
62
6
68
Other Industry/Commercial
504
12
516
Other Private Clinical Practice
906
4
910
Pharmaceutical/Biological
931
12
943
Production Medicine
2,947
24
2,971
Public Health Commission Corps
25
0
25
Referral/Specialty Medicine
3,517
47
3,564
State
479
2
481
Temporarily Not Employed in Veterinary Field
55
0
55
U.S. Federal
867
1
868
Veterinary Medical College/School
3,353
101
3,454
Veterinary Science Department
76
0
76
Veterinary Technician Program
199
1
200
Wildlife
91
0
91
Zoo/Aquarium
172
1
173
Not Listed Above
645
8
653
No Information Provided
17,635
645
18,280
Total
92,332
1106
93,438
 
     
 
By Medical Discipline
The totals reflect the entire membership because every member is represented with a primary medical discipline.
 
Alternative/Complementary
633
2
635
Anatomy
98
2
100
Anesthesiology
175
7
182
Animal Behavior
141
6
147
Animal Welfare
132
0
132
Association Management
28
0
28
Biochemistry
19
2
21
Biomedical Engineering
7
0
7
Business/Economics
91
1
92
Cardiology
258
7
265
Dentistry
300
3
303
Dermatology
313
3
316
Disaster Medicine
9
1
10
Ecology
4
0
4
Emergency & Critical Care
2,542
11
2,553
Endocrinology
11
1
12
Environmental Health
15
0
15
Epidemiology
262
4
266
Ethics
6
0
6
General Medicine
30,208
80
30,288
Genetics
23
0
23
Homeland Security
24
0
24
Human Animal Bond
31
0
31
Immunology
42
1
43
Insurance
6
1
7
Internal Medicine
1,981
44
2,025
Laboratory Animal Medicine
1,163
6
1,169
Law
18
1
19
Media
3
0
3
Microbiology
211
5
216
Molecular Biology
14
0
14
Mycology/Bacteriology
4
1
5
Neurology
254
3
257
Non-Medical
53
2
55
Nutrition
181
2
183
Oncology
358
4
362
Ophthalmology
402
5
407
Parasitology
74
5
79
Pathology-Anatomic
896
18
914
Pathology-Clinical
160
6
166
Pharmacology
76
1
77
Pharmacology - Clinical
33
3
36
Physiology
91
3
94
Population Medicine
76
1
77
Poultry Medicine
188
2
190
Preventive Medicine
1,070
11
1,081
Production Medicine
815
5
820
Public Health
677
12
689
Radiology
485
13
498
Shelter Medicine
520
1
521
Sports Medicine
467
2
469
Surgery
2,252
51
2,303
Theriogenology
547
17
564
Toxicology
149
2
151
Virology
49
1
50
Wildlife Medicine
117
2
119
Zoological Medicine
273
3
276
Other Professional Discipline
980
16
996
No Information Provided
42,317
726
43,043
Total
92,332
1,106
93,438
 



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