At the heart of it all: AVMA Board of Directors meeting update

By: Dr. Michael Whitehair, Board of Directors Chair; Dr. Michael Topper, AVMA President; Dr. Douglas Kratt, House Advisory Committee Chair; Dr. Janet Donlin, AVMA Executive Vice President Whether the topics were related to the AVMA’s budget, our advocacy efforts on … read more >

AVMA Supports Proposed NIOSH Study

In a discussion with the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the AVMA learned of a study that the agency is proposing and that should benefit the veterinary profession.  If approved, the study will involve working with … read more >

Journal, Veterinary Career Center Join Forces to Enhance Employment Opportunities

The market leaders in veterinary employment advertising are joining forces to provide the ultimate resource for both hiring companies and job seekers.  Starting January 1, 2013, JAVMA’s Job Classifieds section will be available on AVMA’s Veterinary Career Center. This integration … read more >

Work-Life Balance: Enjoy the Ride!

I am always amazed at the “coincidental” timing of things in my life.  The more I see it happening, the less I think it’s truly coincidence, but that’s a discussion for another day.  Last week I was planning to write … read more >

Changes Approved to Model Act; Comments Sought on VCPR Definition

The AVMA House of Delegates recently approved several revisions to the association’s Model Veterinary Practice Act, a document routinely used by state legislators and regulatory bodies for guidance on appropriate oversight of veterinary medicine. A special task force reviewed extensive … read more >

AVMA Approves Changes to Model Act; Invites Comment on VCPR Definition

On January 7, the AVMA House of Delegates approved several revisions to the association’s Model Veterinary Practice Act, a document routinely used by state legislators and regulatory bodies for guidance on appropriate oversight of veterinary medicine. A special task force … read more >