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Veterinarians and public health
In addition to caring for animals, veterinarians are critical to public health. We contribute to medical discovery, protect people and animals from…
Convention-goers get a peek at DC Public Health Lab
Kicking off the tour was Tony Tran, PHL director and a doctor of public health, who described some of the laboratory's activities.
U.S. Public Health Service honors 19
The U.S. Public Health Service honored 19 veterinarians for their work in emergencies and health campaigns.
March webinars: Spotlight on public and economic health
Veterinarians are involved in a broad spectrum of industries, disciplines, and specialties that make up veterinary medicine: private and corporate…
Murphy leading AVMA Division of Animal and Public Health
Dr. Mike Murphy, most recently a veterinary medical officer with the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food and Drug Administration, joined the…
Public health careers on display for veterinary students at CDC event
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the 2019 Veterinary Student Day seminar Jan. 13-14 at its headquarters in Atlanta.
Animal health groups ask Congress to preserve Public Service Loan Forgiveness
125 animal health groups, led by the American Veterinary Medical Association, submitted a letter asking Congress to protect Public Service Loan…
Public Service Loan Forgiveness: What you need to know
Have you considered using Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) as a strategy to pay down your student debt? It’s a federal program that provides…
AVMA champions One Health legislation in Congress
Veterinarians in Congress have introduced innovative legislation to promote the concept of One Health. AVMA is leading the charge to build support for…
National Academies of Practice advances interprofessional health care
The mission of the NAP calls for distinguished professionals to advance interprofessional health care
One Health takes center stage at AVMA Convention
President’s Column: Dr. John de Jong As veterinarians, we recognize and uphold a duty to promote the health of all species and the many places in…
Veterinarians head to Capitol Hill to discuss rural veterinary care, association health plans
On Aug. 1, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is bringing more than 170 veterinarians to Capitol Hill.
States shift from travel health form with no one clear alternative
Fulfilling requests from clients for health forms for their pets when travelling domestically may not be as simple as it used to be
The Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is seeking public comment on proposed updates to Animal Welfare Act…
USDA awards $7M for loan repayment to address shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced in late November that 74 food animal and public health veterinarians will receive educational loan assistance
The AVMA represents and amplifies veterinarians’ voices when federal lawmakers consider issues that affect animal health, public health and the…
Rural veterinary care
AVMA is a leading supporter of federal legislation and policies to improve rural America's access to livestock and public health veterinarians by…
Making PSLF work for you
Public Service Loan Forgiveness forgives debt on eligible student loans for veterinarians and others who work 10 or more years in public service or…
FDA open to possibility of legalizing some cannabis products
The FDA plan features a public hearing set for May 31 to gather stakeholder input.
AVMA is working to expand access to care
AVMA members care passionately about expanding access to quality veterinary care, which plays a role in both animal and public health. As an…
Student loan forgiveness and repayment programs
Devoting part or all of your career to public service, non-profit work, or rural practice can be a strategy to manage student debt.
Veterinary scientist advocates for endangered whales
Dr. Michael Moore has spent his career publicizing how human activities are harming whales and other marine mammals that would otherwise remain hidden…
One-health visionary receives AVMA Award
Dr. Roger K. Mahr proposed initiative that led to One Health Commission
National Academies of Practice accepts two veterinary fellows
The National Academies of Practice, an interdisciplinary organization of health care practitioners and scholars, held a March 7-9 forum in Atlanta on…
Global leaders, experts see potential in shared risks
Global health leaders are trying to help countries find flaws in how they find and respond to disease threats.