Are we in a veterinary workforce crisis?
AVMA staff analyze trends in patient volumes, clinic and hospital incomes, and staffing in those businesses.
HOD passes resolution on workforce issues
AVMA leaders resolved to help address economic, staffing, and morale challenges in the veterinary workforce and they adjusted a series of existing…
Understanding and addressing veterinary workforce challenges
There are many questions circulating about the economics of veterinary practices, stress on the veterinary workforce, and veterinary teams’ wellbeing…
Veterinary workforce dashboard
Explore the latest economic research, and view industry trends and projections likely to take shape over the next decade.
Veterinary workforce dashboard: Cats
Veterinary workforce dashboard: Dogs
Veterinary workforce dashboard: Livestock
Workforce study tabled
Also on the AVMA Executive Board's agenda was a proposal postponed from the August board meeting to conduct a study of the U.S.
Veterinary workforce dashboard: 2017-2020 demographics
Veterinary workforce dashboard: 2020 demographics
Veterinary workforce dashboard: Supply and demand
Supply and demand
Mars Veterinary Health invests in employee initiatives
Mars Veterinary Health North America announced a $500 million multiyear commitment to create career advancement opportunities, increase workforce…
Stakeholders respond to AVMA workforce study
American Animal Hospital Association Executive Director Michael Cavanaugh says the U.S. Veterinary Workforce Study confirms what many
Veterinary workforce model: Data to prepare for the future
Explore veterinary trends and projections using AVMA’s interactive workforce model. Drill down to your specific location, practice type, and areas of…
Antitrust caution clashes with workforce concerns
According to the Federal Trade Commission, it’s not for the AVMA to decide how many veterinarians are in the marketplace.
Workforce study authors discuss unmet needs
Authors of the National Research Council’s report for the National Academy of Sciences on “Workforce Needs in Veterinary Medicine”
AVMA funds economic study of veterinary workforce
The AVMA Executive Board has appropriated more than half a million dollars to conduct an economic analysis of the U.S. veterinary
Preliminary work on U.S. veterinary workforce study begins
The AVMA Executive Board has directed Association staff to prepare a preliminary proposal for conducting a comprehensive study
Senate passes veterinary workforce expansion act
A modified version of the Veterinary Public Health Workforce Expansion Act passed the Senate July 23 as an amendment
Minorities may be an answer to veterinary workforce problems
The U.S. veterinary profession is facing critical workforce issues that will heavily influence the role of veterinary medicine in
Consortium awarded $85M for one-health workforce project
A consortium led by the University of California-Davis One Health Institute has been awarded up to $85 million over five years from the U.S. Agency…
Problems persist with federal veterinary workforce numbers
The Government Accountability Office concludes the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services likely lack enough veterinarians
Veterinary public health workforce bill introduced in Congress
Congress has taken up bipartisan legislation that would increase the number of veterinarians trained in public health.
Workforce study examining breadth and depth of profession
A comprehensive study of shortages within the veterinary profession is under way at the National Academies.
Passing workforce expansion bill Hammer's top priority
As 2007-2008 AVMA president, Dr. Gregory S. Hammer will work for the passage and and funding of a bill before Congress that would increase the number…