2015-2016 AVMA Congressional Fellowship Application Now Online

Have you ever wished you could have an impact on the future of animal and human health beyond the clinic or the lab? Your veterinary expertise can help the nation’s decision-makers shape public policy on issues like animal welfare, food safety and public health.

Consider applying to AVMA’s Fellowship Program, which offers veterinarians a unique opportunity to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working on Capitol Hill as a scientific resource to members of Congress and their staff. Fellows play pivotal roles in shaping and influencing key legislation that affects the veterinary profession and the health and safety of our nation.

Every veterinarian possesses the skills needed to make a difference – from recent veterinary school graduates to veterinarians with years of experience. The fellowship is an unparalleled opportunity to shape public policy while enhancing your knowledge of the political process.

The deadline to apply for the 2015-2016 program is Feb. 6, 2015. For more information, including how to apply, visit AVMA Fellowship or call 202-289-3208. Questions can also be sent by email to fellowship@avma.org.

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