Veterinarians push against restriction of ketamine
The AVMA and many members have submitted comments emphasizing the importance of access to ketamine ahead of a review by a World Health
Board revises acclimation certificates, other forms
Veterinarians should provide an acclimation certificate only as an attachment to a certificate of veterinary inspection
AVMA, members push FDA to protect ketamine availability
The AVMA has submitted formal comments asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to work to protect veterinarians’ ability to continue using…
State Legislative Update March 2015
State legislative update for March 2015
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
USDA awards $4.5M for food animal, public practice
The Department of Agriculture announced Nov. 6 that it will offer awards totaling more than $4.5 million to 49 veterinarians toward
AVMA’s continued commitment to ALL students
[caption id="attachment_14225" align="alignright" width="400"] Left to right: Jessica Carie, SAVMA president; Libby Wallace, AVMA GHLIT chief…
Auburn dean emeritus receives AVMA Award
Dr. John Thomas Vaughan received the AVMA Award for his contributions to organized veterinary medicine.
SAVMA steps up diversity outreach
An ad hoc cultural outreach officer position has been created on the Student AVMA Executive Board to advance diversity and inclusion
State Legislative Update May 2015
State Legislative Update for May 2015
Lawmakers negotiate end-of-year tax package
The AVMA has been working to ensure that tax breaks beneficial to veterinary medicine are included in the end-of-the-year $650 billion tax package…
International ketamine rescheduling: can you help us protect veterinary access to this drug?
The following message was sent yesterday to AVMA members who have opted in to receive alerts on animal and public health. To sign up for alerts, visit…
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State Legislative Update April 2015
State Legislative Update for April 2015
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage
AVMA GHLIT marks 50 years of service to veterinarians
The AVMA Group Health & Life Insurance Trust reaches a milestone this year, celebrating a half century of service
AVMA leaders lobby for more public health veterinarians
The AVMA and Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges consider the Veterinary Workforce Expansion Act
Sponsors see value beyond measure in student program
The recent decision to commit AVMA dollars to a leadership program for veterinary students promises to enhance an annual event
Board debates policy points on medicinal products
Thorny issues surrounding the appropriate use of medicinal products—and how to handle adverse events—prompted discussion during
Is disability insurance right for you?
Disability insurance, in particular, is an often overlooked or misunderstood protection.
The truth about serum
The anesthesia team is transfusing the patient with plasma believed to contain normal to high protein concentrations.
State Legislative Mid-Year Report 2015
This report looks at state legislation and regulatory actions from the first half of 2015 that impact veterinary medicine.
Past council decisions a continued source of debate
Much of the criticism the AVMA Council on Education has encountered has to do with historical events rather than current ones, such as the…
DEA revokes pharmacy's registration
Veterinarians were reminded of the regulations for obtaining compounded controlled substances when the Drug Enforcement Administration