SAVMA goes virtual
The symposium was originally scheduled as an in-person event at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, but had to be called off because of the…
O.I.E. takes action at annual meeting
Representatives from the governments of 139 countries gathered at the Office International des Epizooties annual meeting in Paris
Virginia-Maryland names new dean
After a national search, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine has named Dr. M. Daniel Givens as its new dean. He will take over the…
AVMA's champion for global veterinary medicine
For the past three years, Dr. René Carlson has been president of the World Veterinary Association
2+2 programs add up
A review of 2+2 programs, which allow students to spend the first two years of a four-year veterinary curriculum at a separate location
Ross replaces dean who extended global research
Dr. Elaine Watson stepped down as dean of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine this past October.
AVMA weighs stepped-up role in global food security
With the world’s population projected to grow by one-third to more than 9 billion people by 2050, global food production must increase as
SAVMA talks tuition transparency
As a nontraditional veterinary student, Jeremy George had a career before pursuing a DVM degree, which he says has helped him keep tabs on his…
Veterinarians: quiet contributors to nation's policy
Food safety, small-business tax relief, and animal well-being during air travel. The AVMA has had something to say to Congress on all these issues.
Q&A with the AVMA president-elect candidates
Drs. Jan K. Strother and Michael J. Topper describe the challenges and opportunities facing the veterinary profession and explain
AVMA looks to Congress for student debt relief
Owing approximately $150,000 in student loan debt may require William Willis to defer his dream of practicing in his native Alaska, which
One health in action
The 2014 Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Annual Conference had a theme of “One health in veterinary medical education
AVMF adds to its charitable programs
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation launched a new fund during the AVMA Annual Convention
Will veterinary education hit a tipping point?
Getting into veterinary school is not easy. It takes a dedicated and bright student to excel at the undergraduate prerequisites, earn enough
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?