Chart of the Month: Good news on student debt
The debt burdens of new graduates have been going down for a few years, setting new veterinarians up for stronger financial futures.
Share your thoughts: Future of veterinary education accreditation
The AVMA Council on Education® (COE) is formulating its strategic plan for the next five years and wants your input.
SAVMA sessions prepare veterinary students for their professional journeys
The Student AVMA (SAVMA) Symposium featured sessions to help students navigate the job search, choose an employer, understand contracts and handle…
American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges – March 9-11, 2023
The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) held its annual conference and Iverson Bell Symposium from March 9-11 in Washington,…
COE strategic planning 2023—Provide input
The AVMA Council on Education is seeking input as it formulates a five-year strategic plan. Feedback is due July 31, 2023, and can be provided by…
In Memory – May 25, 2023
Veterinarian obituaries in the “In Memory” section of the Journal of the AVMA, May 25, 2023.
MentorVet, AVMA partner to launch national platform for veterinary career mentorship
MentorVet Connect is a new partnership between the AVMA and MentorVet, a growing entity that uses evidence-based approaches to empower veterinary…
Ditching the blame game: Effectively responding to medical errors
A session on veterinary medical errors at the 2023 Student AVMA (SAVMA) Symposium discussed what the most common errors are, the importance of…
Veterinary students react to deaths
Veterinary students lost two colleagues this past March, both set to graduate this spring, and responded with an outpouring of support
Veterinary student scholarships available
Applications are now being accepted for the Zoetis/American Veterinary Medical Foundation Veterinary Student Scholarship Program.
Veterinary scholarships available for New Jersey students
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation, in partnership with the Harold Wetterberg Foundation, is once again awarding scholarships to current or…
Oregon VMA – March 31-April 2, 2023
The Oregon VMA held its Oregon Veterinary Conference virtually from March 31-April 2. The association presented awards and seated new officials.
Veterinary students share research at scholars symposium
Budding veterinary scientists from around the world showcased their work during the annual National Veterinary Scholars Symposium this summer, hosted…
Q&A: Goldman wants to help veterinarians rediscover their passion for the profession
Dr. Arnold Golman is one of three candidates running for 2023-24 AVMA president-elect. The AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) will decide who will fill the…
International Opportunities for Veterinary Students
Get involved in international veterinary student opportunities.
Q&A: Faeh Butler emphasizes importance of effective communication, listening
Dr. Sandra Faeh Butler is one of three candidates running for 2023-24 AVMA president-elect. The AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) will decide who will…
The veterinary student population in numbers
There are currently 13,323 veterinary students studying at U.S. institutions, an increase of 2.3 percent from last year.
Veterinary student loans and scholarships
The AVMA recognizes the increasing burden of educational debt on new graduates, and supports innovative methods to achieve student
Sesquicentennial summit to feature veterinary students
Veterinary students have a unique opportunity to vie for a chance at not only winning scholarship money but also being a
Professional Resources for Veterinary Students
AVMA-accredited Veterinary Medical Colleges Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) (AAVMC Web site) Veterinarian career…
Veterinary students raise AIDS awareness
Students at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine have scheduled events in…
AVMF awards scholarships to veterinary students
Veterinary students from across the country have won scholarships from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation through its
Veterinary students win AVMF scholarships
Thirteen veterinary students have won scholarships through the American Veterinary Medical Foundation.
CDC devotes a day to veterinary students
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently gave about 250 veterinary students a glimpse of career opportunities in
Scholarships awarded to veterinary technician students
The AKC/Hartz Veterinary Technician Scholarship Program was established to advance veterinary medicine by supporting veterinary technicians