Managing personal finances
Part of thriving as a veterinarian is learning to manage personal finances. AVMA tools help you plan for your future and get on the road to financial…
Leadership skills are critical in veterinary medicine. Use these resources to develop and hone your abilities and grow as a veterinary leader.
Veterinary education, career development and training opportunities for veterinarians. Info on accreditation of veterinary colleges and vet tech…
Study describes pet cat personality
Researchers in South Australia and New Zealand believe there are five distinct personality types among domestic cats.
Pet ferret in Florida develops SARS-CoV-2 infection
A pet ferret in Florida developed an infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in September, becoming the first of its species with a known natural…
Students press for personal finance education
T. Will O’Neill says if he had known what he was getting into, he would not have gone to veterinary college.
AVMA launches Personal Financial Planning Tool
Members of the AVMA and Student AVMA who want to build a personal budget can now turn to the new AVMA Personal Financial Planning Tool.
Personal health records create a picture of health
Many veterinarians encourage their clients to maintain copies of veterinary records to ensure that animals receive appropriate care
Leadership development program in transition
Attendees of the 2011 Veterinary Leadership Experience take part in a team-building exercise.
Conference fosters leadership development
Conference fosters leadership development House of Delegates convenes during gathering More than 400 veterinary…
Achieve your personal goals with help from AVMA
AVMA has many resources to help veterinarians thrive in our personal lives. They range from budgeting and wellbeing tools to discounts on…
Education and Professional Development Committee
The committee shall serve to encourage the development and refinement of veterinary educational programs at veterinary schools in the United States…
AVMA joins the World Veterinary Association to highlight the importance of wellbeing on World Veterinary Day 2022
The American Veterinary Medical Association joins colleagues around the globe in celebrating 2022 World Veterinary Day on April 30 and this year’s…
Developing your career in a way that supports you
Dr. Melanie Bowden spoke at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference, held virtually Jan. 7-9, on “Developing An Amazing Veterinary Career: A New Way…
Feline development, from kitten kindergarten onward
Cats do a lot of great stuff but also not great stuff, which is confusing and frustrating for owners. Therefore, veterinarians need to help owners…
Workers at swine slaughterhouses develop neurologic illnesses
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Minnesota Department of Health are investigating an outbreak of
Vaccine developed to prevent Hendra virus infection
A long-awaited vaccine against a deadly zoonotic infectious disease in Australia became available Nov. 1.
Webinars offer training on cannabis and leadership development
Online learning is one of many tools the AVMA provides to keep AVMA members and other veterinary professionals up to date on pressing clinical issues…
OIE developing minimum veterinary education standards
International organization's work intended to increase safety, improve trade
Animal-assisted interventions: Guidelines
Veterinarians must prepare themselves to play a vital role in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the people and the animals involved in human-animal…
Thank you to AVMA’s dedicated volunteers!
AVMA volunteers make the veterinary profession better and stronger every day. Please join us as we send a very heartfelt thank you to the hundreds of…
Setting the stage for owners when senior pets develop behavior problems
Caring for geriatric pets can be challenging and at times frustrating for their owners. Pets can exhibit behavioral problems that impair the…
What’s happening with AVMA’s journals?
AVMA’s scientific journals are transforming – with input from AVMA members, subscribers, and authors. Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier outlines the…
Registration opens for AVMA Convention 2022
Registration is open for AVMA Convention 2022, to be held July 29-Aug. 2 in Philadelphia. This will be AVMA’s first in-person convention since 2019.
AVMA and Viticus Group announce new strategic collaboration to enhance educational opportunities for the whole veterinary team
Building on their longtime leadership in continuing education for veterinarians, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Viticus Group…