New policy addresses FMD outbreak scenario
As a proactive move, the AVMA Executive Board approved a new policy during its Nov. 15-17, 2012, meeting that will be sent to
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled
American Association of Bovine Practitioners Seven veterinarians were honored for their contributions to the veterinary
Enduring, but in reduced numbers
Veterinarians who work with the beef and dairy industries will need to offer different services as consolidation in those industries
Veterinary education continues expanding
Increasing student enrollment at veterinary colleges looks to continue in the near future.
Forum explores factors key to new graduate success
Recent veterinary graduates, employers, and college deans convened this summer during the AVMA Annual Convention in San Diego
Final comments to FDA guidance 209 - Judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs
Formal Title: [Docket Number FDA-2010-D-0094] Guidance for Industry on the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing…
A bucking-bull veterinarian in the making
When Dr. Gary D. Warner asked his daughter Kelly why she wanted to be a large animal veterinarian over anything
COE Accreditation Policies and Procedures: Requirements
7. Requirements of an Accredited College of Veterinary Medicine The Standards of Accreditation
AASV basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in pork production
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in pork production.
About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
What is the AVMA doing to promote FSVM?
The AVMA promotes food supply veterinary medicine on a wide range of topics to diverse audiences. While we are engaged in numerous activities, below…
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance pet owner FAQ
AVMA's antimicrobial FAQs provide science-based information to help you make educated decisions about the use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial…
Welfare Implications of Castration of Cattle
Castration of male cattle is common practice throughout the world.
Welfare Implications of Dehorning and Disbudding Cattle
A peer-reviewed summary of the scientific literature related to the welfare implications of dehorning and disbudding cattle.
AAAP guidelines for judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in poultry
The American Association of Avian Pathologists and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in poultry…
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on veterinary education
At the time of graduation, veterinarians must have the basic scientific knowledge, skills, and values to be a full member of the veterinary…
Approval and availability of antimicrobials for use in food-producing animals
The AVMA recognizes that importance of the availability and effectiveness of antimicrobials including medically important antimicrobials
AVMA Response to the FDA Extralabel Drug Use Order of Prohibition
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition The Food and…
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
COE mourns loss of Dr. H. Fred Troutt
Winter 2011 Dr. H. Fred Troutt, 74, died on December 4, 2010. He served as a member of the COE from 2001 to 2007 and as the Council's chair from…
COE Accreditation Policies and Procedures: Site Visit
The Site Visit
Directory of AVMA ECFVG®-listed veterinary colleges of the world
Veterinary Colleges of the World. Exclusive of the United States and Canada
COE Accreditation Policies and Procedures: Self Study
Elements of the Self Study