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Explore career options with public policy externship
Washington’s Capitol Hill may seem a long way from veterinary school, but it offers a unique opportunity for veterinary students to make a difference…
One Health Career Paths
Career opportunity descriptions for qualified veterinarians interested in Public Health & One Health.
AVMA leads broad coalition supporting Public Service Loan Forgiveness
More than 110 national and state animal health organizations have joined forces with the AVMA to urge Congress to preserve an important program that…
One Health Commission, EPA launch pet health survey
The One Health Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency are working together on the National Pet Health Survey
Animal welfare, health policies updated
Animals used in pre-college education should not be subjected to uses that cause any pain, an updated AVMA policy states.
United States Animal Health Association
United States Animal Health Association Event: 120th annual meeting, Oct. 13-19, 2016, Greensboro, North Carolina
What do pets in New Mexico have to do with One Health?
President's Column: Dr. Mike Topper We know that not every household has adequate access to veterinary care on a consistent basis. We also know that a…
WHO antimicrobial guidelines fall short of protecting human and animal health
The World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for antibiotic use this week that place unwarranted restrictions on the use of antibiotics…
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…
Commissioned Corps officers honored
Several U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers were honored for their work to improve public health.
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…
Veterinarian honored for work against dangerous pathogens
Lt. Cmdr. Ilana Schafer received the 2017 James H. Steele Veterinary Public Health Award in April at the 66th annual Epidemic Intelligence
Idaho finds plague in domestic cats
The Idaho Division of Public Health identified Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, in six domestic cats in mid-2016.
You can influence USDA’s research priorities
Veterinarians interested in animal health, animal welfare, and public health have an opportunity right now to influence federal research spending…
USDA solicits nominations for veterinary shortage areas
The federal government's Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) provides loan repayments to livestock and public health veterinarians who…
Reaching UP invites student volunteers
Veterinary students who belong to their school’s SAVMA chapters have a unique opportunity to learn about public health and safety, work with…
AVMA selects 2017-2018 fellows to serve as policy advisers in Congress
Whether we’re treating a sick pet, tending to a livestock animal or advising on public health or animal welfare, there’s no replacement for the…
Connect with AVMA at NAVC
Tell us your concerns, and get resources for wellness and success Editor's Note: This post was updated on Feb. 6, 2017, to reflect a change in…
Seoul virus in the Midwest: ongoing investigation
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported on January 19 that a small number of people have been infected with the Seoul virus, a type of…
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
APHIS pulls welfare information from website
A recent decision by the Agriculture Department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to scrub Animal Care information from
Powdered glove ban takes effect
Federal health officials have banned powdered gloves intended for use in surgery or examinations as well as absorbable powders
At a year, AVMA database amassing clinical studies
At a year, the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database has seen success in amassing clinical studies in veterinary medicine.
Advocates for animal welfare, human-animal bond honored
The AVMA recently honored three individuals for their continuing efforts to advance animal health and welfare and protect the human-animal
World Veterinary Day highlights action against antimicrobial resistance
Saturday is World Veterinary Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the World Veterinary Association and the World Organization for Animal Health…