AVMA joins the World Veterinary Association to highlight the importance of wellbeing on World Veterinary Day 2022
The American Veterinary Medical Association joins colleagues around the globe in celebrating 2022 World Veterinary Day on April 30 and this year’s…
Wellbeing resources for veterinary professionals
The wellbeing of veterinary professionals is one of the most important issues facing our profession, and a key focus of the AVMA. We have many…
Dr. Julie Ducoté argues that moving to a culture of well-being will help the veterinary industry. To prove it, she started in the most logical place:…
Start 2022 with a commitment to wellbeing
With demand straining capacity at many practices and COVID-19 continuing to pose challenges, here are five ways to prioritize wellbeing in 2022.
Veterinary Wellbeing Summit
The Veterinary Wellbeing Summit provides practical learning that supports wellbeing for all veterinary professionals. CE focuses on actionable…
AVMA Convention Wellbeing page.
Wellbeing Summit CE Certificate
AVMA Convention - Wellbeing
Convention sessions center on well-being
Presentations on well-being, stress, and thriving in practice will be offered throughout AVMA Virtual Convention 2021, scheduled for July 29-Aug. 1.
Assess your wellbeing
The Professional Quality of Life assessment measures negative and positive effects of helping others who experience suffering and trauma.
Other wellbeing resources
This page contains links to websites that were created and are maintained by other organizations. The AVMA has included these links because we think…
Suzanne Millman named recipient of 2022 AVMA Humane Award
The AVMA today honored Suzanne Millman, PhD, professor of animal welfare at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, as the winner of…
Dr. Patricia Turner named recipient of 2022 AVMA Animal Welfare Award
To honor her decades dedicated to improving farm and laboratory animal welfare through teaching, training, service, research, advocacy and policy…
Help us put the “we” in wellbeing
Veterinary wellbeing is a shared responsibility. Individuals, practice teams and owners, and organizations such as the AVMA all have important roles…
AVMA names Dr. Dani McVety-Leinen recipient of 2022 Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today honored Dr. Dani McVety-Leinen, founder and CEO of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, as the…
Donations to AVMF Surge for Ukrainian Animal Relief
More than $300,000 in new donations from foundations, corporations and individuals to help support veterinary and animal-welfare groups in war-torn…
AVMA offers well-being, suicide prevention resources
The AVMA has been doing a lot of work with an emphasis on well-being—both public facing and behind the scenes—on behalf of veterinary professionals…
Setting up a workplace wellbeing program
Mental health and wellbeing are vital concerns for veterinary medicine. Everyone has a role in improving the wellbeing of the veterinary team.
During National Pet Week, AVMA shares tips to provide “lifetime of love”
During National Pet Week and beyond, these tips and resources will help equip pet owners to ensure their pets are living happy, healthy lives.
VMX features second well-being study
Merck Animal Health released the results of the second Merck Animal Health Veterinarian Wellbeing Study during the 2020 Veterinary Meeting & Expo.…
Prioritizing well-being at the institutional level
Self-care can only do so much for individuals in a toxic environment
Are you passionate about communication? Become a wellbeing educator
AVMA's new Train the Trainer program teaches participants how to bring critical communication skills to their organization. Learn strategies to…
Linking communication and wellbeing: Training for veterinary educators
AVMA’s groundbreaking Train the Trainer workshop empowers veterinary professionals to become educators in workplace communication skills that support…
Physical health impacts mental wellbeing
Physical health and mental wellbeing are inextricably related. The physical challenges of a veterinarian's work make this even more important.
Updated and improved: Workplace wellbeing certificate
One of the most popular learning programs on AVMA Axon just got better. The Workplace Wellbeing Certificate Program has been updated for 2020 with…