Q&A: Taxes, debt, CWD on Abraham's agenda
Rep. Ralph Abraham has been a veterinarian, physician, and lieutenant in a National Guard airborne division.
Legislators seek to end tax on veterinary student loan program
A bipartisan effort to repeal the tax on a Department of Agriculture program that pays off student loan debt for veterinarians working
Bill would lift tax on veterinary student loan repayment program
Bipartisan legislation exempting the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program from a federal tax is back before Congress.
Senate bill would lift tax on veterinary loan repayment program
Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate July 21 proposes to eliminate taxes on government programs that encourage
AVMA pushes for enhancement act passage by year’s end
The AVMA has hired a lobbying firm to see Congress pass bipartisan legislation eliminating the federal tax
Hiring during a pandemic
COVID-19 has changed job hiring for veterinary practices and other veterinary employers. Learn how to adapt your hiring process to find top candidates…
Coronavirus emergency law gives paid leave
A new federal law expands the existing paid family medical and leave program from its current form and gives paid sick leave to workers who did not…
Congress passes COVID-19 legislation
A package of measures intended to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 emergency has been approved by Congress and awaits the president's signature.
Communicating with veterinary teams and clients
Good communication during times of high stress is critical. Use these tools to be a trusted source of information for your veterinary team and…
Guidance for managing veterinary employees with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 exposure or disease
See AVMA’s guidance for managing employees who have been exposed to or have contracted COVID-19—whether confirmed or suspected.
COVID-19 social tools
Help share trustworthy information about COVID-19 and its effects on pets and the veterinary profession. Download these social media images, and share…
COVID-19: Paid leave exemptions for small business
Navigate COVID-19 paid leave requirements and what they mean for your veterinary practice.
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
COVID-19: Protecting your veterinary team during the pandemic
Veterinary employers and teams need protocols to protect the health and safety of team members and clients. This resource will help you develop and…
COVID-19: Communication creates business success
Having a strong line of communication with animal owners during and after the pandemic is critical.
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.
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
USDA awards $4 million for veterinarians in shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced Nov. 12 that it offered awards totaling $4 million to nearly 50 veterinarians toward repayment
USDA awards $5 million for veterinarians in shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced Dec. 12, 2012, it will offer awards totaling $5 million to nearly 50 veterinarians that
Bill to increase veterinary services in rural areas is reintroduced
AVMA’s work to extend the veterinary loan forgiveness provided through the federal Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) took a step…
Q&A: As partisan storms rage, congressman tacks toward the center
As a moderate Democrat in the House of Representatives, Rep. Kurt Schrader is a rarity in a Congress riven by partisan passions.
USDA awards $4.6 million for farm, public service
The Department of Agriculture will help 51 veterinarians repay about $4.6 million worth of student loans
Veterinary Student Loans and Scholarships
The AVMA recognizes the increasing burden of educational debt on new graduates, and supports innovative methods to achieve student
Thriving in veterinary practice means consistently achieving goals and growth, while maintaining balance in all aspects of our lives. AVMA can help…
Grants help veterinarians provide needed services in designated shortage areas
For the seventh consecutive year, rural communities and the veterinarians that serve them will benefit from the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment…