Antimicrobial resistance trends: Improvement, but more work needed

The federal government’s latest report on antibiotic resistance, released last week, shows encouraging progress in battling drug-resistant strains of bacteria but also points to more work that is needed in this arena. The 2012-2013 National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) … read more >

Application cycle opens for USDA’s Loan Repayment Program

By: Gina Luke, assistant director, AVMA Governmental Relations Division Through a sustained advocacy campaign, the AVMA has been successful in both pushing Congress to establish and continue funding the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP), which places veterinarians in underserved … read more >