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 forward last week, when legislation to increase funding available for grants through the program was reintroduced in Congress. The … read more >

AVMA advocacy efforts help secure funding for rural veterinarians

Because veterinarians play a critical role in protecting human and animal health, the AVMA is focused on addressing the persistent maldistribution of veterinarians in some rural areas. Our aim is to bolster veterinary care and strengthen public health throughout the … read more >

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 Program (VMLRP), which provides student loan relief to veterinarians in areas with veterinary shortages. The AVMA has been a … read more >

First-ever Veterinary Information Forum jumpstarts House of Delegates meeting

Thanks to great member interest and your extensive input, the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) conducted a successful, first-ever Veterinary Information Forum (VIF) during its regular summer meeting during the AVMA Annual Convention in San Antonio, Aug. 6-9. The HOD-wide … read more >