Wellbeing in the veterinary workplace: Collaboration and culture are key
President’s Column: Dr. John de Jong In the workplace, wellbeing plays an important role in determining not only individual health and happiness, but…
AVMA working group helps navigate opioid abuse epidemic
An AVMA working group has taken up the task of providing needed information to help veterinary professionals contribute productively to the national…
Your veterinary colleagues at work: Delegates address critical issues
From the veterinarian-client-patient relationship, to veterinary consolidation and subsidized medicine, members of the AVMA House of Delegates tackled…
What do the election results mean for veterinarians?
Last night, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Republicans maintained control of the U.S. Senate. As with any change of…
FDA may change drug uses in 5-year plan
Federal authorities plan to expand limits on who can buy antimicrobials for use in livestock and how long they can be used.
Cattle veterinarians, students honored
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners honored 10 veterinarians and a student chapter for contributions to cattle, the association, cattle…
Grooms named dean of Iowa State veterinary college
Dr. Grooms is an accomplished scientist, teacher and leader who will build on the college's reputation for excellence and the great achievements
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
Foundation announces recipients of new research grants
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation recently announced the recipients of new research grants in pharmacology and pain management in dogs.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
AVMA president works to raise veterinarians' profile
Dr. de Jong was installed as 2018-19 AVMA president July 17, the final day of AVMA Convention 2018 in Denver.
Larkin promoted to senior news editor, Burns to news managing editor
Malinda Larkin has succeeded Susan C. Kahler as senior news editor of the JAVMA, overseeing the News Department within the AVMA Publications Division.
PennVet plays host to SAVMA Symposium
Student AVMA members and leaders gathered March 15-17 in Philadelphia to attend the 49th annual SAVMA
Options available to protect against longhorned tick
The invasive longhorned (bush) tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, has been a growing concern for the veterinary community following the appearance of…
AVMA managing association executives, hires CEO Johnson
The AVMA began providing association management services to the Veterinary Medical Association Executives
Advocating on behalf of veterinarians, the AVMA, and the veterinary profession
President’s Column: Dr. John de Jong I am humbled by the incredible honor of becoming your new president. I assume this important responsibility with…
AVMA seeks volunteers to serve profession
The AVMA is seeking volunteers to become leaders of the Association or take on council, committee, or liaison positions,
AVMA's antimicrobial commitment
Veterinarians and the AVMA promote antimicrobial stewardship
AVMA presents Excellence Awards
During AVMA Convention 2018 this July in Denver, a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such as
Speaking up and making our voice heard
President’s Column: Dr. John de Jong Last month, I shared with you my commitment to advocate on behalf of the veterinary profession by engaging with…
Board meeting update: AVMA growth, focus on member value and exciting plans ahead
By: Dr. Gary Brown, Board of Directors Chair; Dr. John de Jong, AVMA President; Dr. Sandra Faeh, House Advisory Committee Chair; Dr. Janet Donlin,…
Proposal would increase member dues in 2020
The AVMA is looking to increase member dues so that it can continue providing and expanding services even as the cost of doing business continues to…
AVMA acts on spending, policy
The AVMA Board of Directors voted for dozens of measures to plan and fund meetings, direct Association activities, and adopt, revise, or rescind…
Be essential to thrive in cattle practice
Dr. W. Mark Hilton said veterinarians who have good technical skills may still be replaceable. Those who know their clients' goals may be…
Dr. Frank Edgar Walker
Dr. Frank Edgar Walker is a candidate for AVMA Board of Directors in AVMA District VII