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Veterinary opportunities in CDC public health training programs
The AVMA supports the continued participation of veterinarians in CDC’s public health training programs.
Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education
Veterinary medicine is the only profession that routinely operates at the interface of human and animal health.
AVMA Public Service Award
The Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine will make the final selection for the AVMA Public Service Award.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the essential role of veterinarians in protecting animal, human, public, and environmental health—A global public good
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the essential role of veterinarians in protecting animal, human, public, and environmental health—A global public…
Compendium of measures to prevent disease associated with animals in public settings
The AVMA endorses 2017 Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings promulgated by the NASPHV
Harmonization of aquatic animal health programs
The AVMA considers it to the benefit of aquatic animals, public health, seafood safety, and the environment, to encourage and work with all entities.…
Environmental responsibility is a One Health issue
The AVMA supports environmental responsibility
Aquatic animal health and disease regulations*
Uniform and standardized approaches to formulating and implementing state, national and international regulations optimizing the health of aquatic…
AVMA Support of Comparative Medicine Programs at the National Institutes of Health
The AVMA strongly supports and affirms the recognition by the National Institutes Health (NIH) of the role of veterinarians as scientists, educators,…
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the benefits of animal vaccination programs in advancing animal and human health
Historically, immunization practices and vaccination protocols have contributed to significantly reduce the incidence of many life-threatening…
Addressing the role of veterinary medicine in human health care following catastrophes involving mass human casualty
Veterinarians are increasingly serving an integral role in emergency and disaster response and management.
Use of technology in veterinary medicine
AVMA affirms and encourages the responsible, ethical development and use of technology that can benefit and protect public health, animal health and…
Minimizing COVID-19 exposure and social distancing in practice
This practical flowchart helps veterinary teams support social distancing and minimize COVID-19 exposure while providing needed care to patients.
Tuberculosis Eradication in Cattle and Cervids
The AVMA encourages the USDA to continue to partner with state animal health officials, federal and state animal public health officials, the cattle…
The Importance of Veterinarians in Food Safety
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) supports the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service Public…
Training in foreign and emerging animal diseases
To protect public health, animal health, and food production, it is essential that all veterinarians are adequately prepared to recognize foreign…
Veterinarian notification of violative residues in foods of animal origin
The AVMA supports a safe, abundant, and wholesome food supply raised in an environment that enhances public health and animal wellbeing.
AVMA statement on veterinarians in aquatic animal medicine
Veterinarians in the United States provide animal and public health care (i.e. diagnose disease, perform surgery, evaluate and recommend management…
Global food security
The AVMA supports the promotion of the veterinarian’s role in achieving global food security through the establishment of public and private…
The role of the veterinary profession in national, state, and local emergencies
The AVMA strongly recommends that emergency management organizations include veterinarians in the planning process and response operations. The…
The AVMA recognizes the pressing need for effective actions to ensure the future health of aquatic animals and ecosystems
Healthy People 2020
The Healthy People initiative is a decade-based national strategy to identify the most significant opportunities for improving our population’s…
Military veterinary treatment facilities (VTF) policy
Army veterinarians provide health care for government-owned animals and for animals of individuals authorized military privileges, with an emphasis on