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 development programs offer advantages in and out of the clinic
Leadership development programs can help veterinarians in their personal and professional lives. AVMA News spoke with some of the people who have…
Veterinary education, career development and training opportunities for veterinarians. Info on accreditation of veterinary colleges and vet tech…
Leadership skills are critical in veterinary medicine. Use these resources to develop and hone your abilities and grow as a veterinary leader.
Study describes pet cat personality
Researchers in South Australia and New Zealand believe there are five distinct personality types among domestic cats.
List of Black diplomates sparks discussion, action
Dr. Coretta Patterson has started to compile a list of Black diplomates of veterinary specialty colleges, including from the American College of…
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.
Intercultural competency is a journey, not a destination
Latonia Craig, EdD, chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer at the AVMA, presented the session “Making Your Mark: Intercultural Competency…
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 if they must be…
Turn to AVMA and others for resources to improve workplace culture
Veterinary practices looking to improve their workplace culture need look no further than the AVMA and other organizations, which offer a wealth of…
Idea of midlevel practitioner rejected in favor of better support, engagement of credentialed veterinary technicians
Many members of the AVMA House of Delegates who spoke at the HOD’s Veterinary Information Forum and during an HOD committee meeting said that…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
Vaccine developed to prevent Hendra virus infection
A long-awaited vaccine against a deadly zoonotic infectious disease in Australia became available Nov. 1.
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…
OIE developing minimum veterinary education standards
International organization's work intended to increase safety, improve trade
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…
Georgia professor to join National Academy of Inventors
Dr. Naola Ferguson-Noel, a professor at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of 169 scientists and researchers who will be…
Pay transparency laws gaining traction in some areas
More states have started mandating that job postings include salary information as a way to add greater transparency to the hiring process, including…