International opportunities in veterinary medicine
Are you interested in a job with global reach, or looking to combine foreign travel with training, education, or service? Do you want to donate…
Arce poised to make history this summer
Dr. José Arce will be the first native of Puerto Rico to hold the office of AVMA president-elect. He talks about his father volunteering with the…
FDA describes legal limits of drug compounding
Agency says few uses allowed for raw active ingredients
Six southeast veterinary colleges band together
The Southeast Veterinary Educational Consortium is in its beginning stages, but the veterinary colleges are eager to work together and share resources…
Social worker joins AVMA staff
A leader in the effort to improve the mental health and well-being of veterinary professionals, Jennifer Brandt, PhD, has been hired at the AVMA
Garry Adams receives AVMA Award
Dr. L. Garry Adams values collaboration to achieve greater goals in research and organized veterinary medicine.
AAVMC acknowledges contributions from veterinary faculty, student
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges recognized the 2017 recipients of five awards during its Annual Conference March 10-12
Academic clinician becomes Illinois’ new dean
Dr. Peter D. Constable, a Purdue University professor of veterinary clinical sciences and head of that department, will become
Board acts on wellness and food security measures, elects officers
The AVMA Board of Directors agendas included such topics as global food security, professional wellness, and the U.S. Army
The trip of a lifetime
Short-term opportunities for volunteering abroad offer many rewards for veterinarians, from making an immediate difference in the
Ross replaces dean who extended global research
Dr. Elaine Watson stepped down as dean of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine this past October.
Serving as a volunteer member of an AVMA council, committee, or other entity is a way of giving back to the veterinary profession
TV producer-turned-veterinary student now leading SAVMA
At least, that’s the best way he can explain why he left what many would consider a dream job producing sports television to become a
AVMA board laying groundwork for future endeavors
The AVMA Board of Directors took a big-picture approach at its latest meeting, during the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference in Chicago.
Finding calm amid the chaos
The stigma associated with mental illness often prevents veterinarians from discussing the topic, let alone seeking help
The toll it takes to earn a veterinary degree
Veterinary colleges say that while their current health and wellness programs are doing some good, they have substantial room for improvement
Taking on cancer
Cancer is a leading cause of death in dogs and cats—particularly now that more pets are living long enough to develop the disease.