A regulator and source of aid, born in civil war
The Department of Agriculture has grown from a collector and distributor of farming information during the 1860s to, today, a
Veterinary feed directive now in effect
Veterinary feed directive now in effect The final regulation implementing the veterinary feed directive went into effect
Why should I volunteer?
Benefits of volunteering with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
The AVMA recognizes the pressing need for effective actions to ensure the future health of aquatic animals and ecosystems
AVMA provides background on policies
The AVMA has developed a backgrounder that clarifies the purpose of the Association’s policies and summarizes the process
AVMA policy from start to finish
How are policies developed at the AVMA? Who's involved in the process? Read about the pathways for AVMA policy-making, and view our flowchart.
AVMA maintains high profile through meeting attendance
The Executive Board authorized AVMA representation at the following meetings.
Committee on Environmental Issues
The Committee on Environmental Issues entity description; including charge and representation.
Board gives guides on workplace, competition, courts
Policy changes enacted in April provide new or adjusted advice from the AVMA on work environments, competition, court-ordered
CEI roadmap for environmental leadership priorities
The goal of AVMA's Committee on Environmental Issues (CEI) is to provide leadership to the AVMA on environmental issues that may impact animal health,…
Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues
The Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues was established in November, 2001 by the Executive Board. The purpose of the Committee is to address…
Dr. Clark K. Fobian, District VII representative to the AVMA Executive Board, will likely be elected AVMA president-elect by
Supreme Court strikes down Calif. slaughter rules
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in January that the state of California cannot prohibit the slaughter of pigs that become
Drug disposal guidelines approved, antimicrobial use task force to be formed
In Seattle, the 2008-2009 AVMA Executive Board held its final meeting July 8, and the 2009-2010 board met for the first time July 14
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
Veterinarians have a vital role in advancing and maintaining food safety for the benefit of society.
We are not your father’s AVMA
Over the past five years, AVMA Executive Vice President Ron DeHaven has been working behind the scenes with Association leaders to transform the…
AASV guiding members around black holes, in new directions - April 15, 2001
AASV guiding members around black holes, in new directions The American Association of Swine Veterinarians imparted
Resolutions address random-source animals, swine disease
The AVMA House of Delegates is set to consider a resolution to increase member dues in 2011 so that the Association can continue to provide