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Nov 05, 2014, 10:00 ET

Public Universities & Veterinary Medical Colleges Groups Announce Creation of Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture

 The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) today...

May 07, 2014, 12:09 ET

AAVMC Partners with Zoetis in Veterinary Student Scholarship Program

 The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) will work with Zoetis to administer the Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship...

Jan 15, 2014, 15:40 ET
Dr. Matthew Mellema, a professor from the UC-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine wins the highest teaching award in veterinary medicine from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC).  (PRNewsFoto/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC))

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Professor Earns AAVMC/Zoetis National Teaching Excellence Award

 The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) announced today that Dr. Matthew Mellema from the University of California,...

Apr 23, 2013, 17:04 ET

AVMA Workforce Study Important Step for Veterinary Medicine

The American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) recently released workforce study, "2013 U.S. Veterinary Workforce Study: Modeling Capacity...

Mar 18, 2013, 13:37 ET

Bipartisan Legislators Form Veterinary Medicine Caucus In the U.S. House of Representatives - An Historic First

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL), both veterinarians, have joined forces to form the first-ever, bipartisan Veterinary...

Feb 27, 2013, 13:48 ET
Veterinarian and professor Will Hueston from the University of Minnesota wins the AAVMC's Melcher Leadership Award.  (PRNewsFoto/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges)

AAVMC Awards Melcher Leadership Award to Will Hueston, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) announced today that it has awarded the 2013 AAVMC Senator John Melcher DVM...

Feb 20, 2013, 16:42 ET

Mary Anna Thrall, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Receives 2012 AAVMC Distinguished Teacher Award, Presented by Zoetis

 Professor and veterinarian Mary Anna Thrall from the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) has been chosen by the Association...

Feb 12, 2013, 09:30 ET

Ronnie Elmore, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Receives AAVMC's 2013 Iverson Bell Award

Kansas State University Associate Dean Ronnie G. Elmore marveled about how much times have changed when he was notified that he would receive the...

Jan 16, 2013, 14:37 ET
Dr. James Coffman, a leader to veterinary medical education, will address the AAVMC's annual conference.  (PRNewsFoto/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges)

Dr. James Coffman to Deliver the AAVMC's Recognition Lecture

Dr. James Coffman, former dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University (KSU) and an expert in leadership development, has...

Jul 26, 2012, 09:30 ET
Dr. Edward Hoover.  (PRNewsFoto/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges)

Colorado State University Professor Edward Hoover to Receive the Merial-AAVMC Excellence in Research Award

Veterinarian and Colorado State University (CSU) Professor Edward Hoover will receive the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges'...

May 30, 2012, 14:20 ET

Study Affirms the Changing Role of Veterinary Medicine, Need for the Profession to Evolve

Schools and Colleges of Veterinary Medicine Already Responding, Retooling What does the future hold for veterinary medicine?  Are...

May 17, 2012, 09:30 ET

St George's University Joins Schools Using the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS)

 The School of Veterinary Medicine at St. George's University on the island of Grenada in the West Indies achieved full membership in the...

Apr 10, 2012, 14:49 ET

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Names New Executive Director

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has named Dr. Andrew Maccabe as its new executive director, effective May 15,...

Mar 26, 2012, 16:42 ET

Addressing The Changing Dynamics of Food Animal Production and Implications for Academic Veterinary Medicine

Expectations for a Worldwide Increase in Demand, Evolving Need for Veterinary Expertise  At the recent 2012 Annual Conference of the...

Mar 23, 2012, 10:30 ET
Veterinary medical colleges are introducing curricular changes that focus on the importance of preventive health for companion animals.  (PRNewsFoto/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges)

Veterinary Medical Colleges Introduce Focus on the Importance of Preventive Health Visits for Companion Animals

At the recent 2012 Annual Conference of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), veterinary medical colleges teamed...

Mar 14, 2012, 15:07 ET

Veterinarians and Veterinary Educators Focus on Financial Concerns

Veterinarians, veterinary medical educators, and veterinary industry representatives often turned their attention to economic issues this past...

Mar 12, 2012, 11:27 ET

AAVMC Releases Preliminary Study Data on the Campus Climate at U.S. Schools and Colleges of Veterinary Medicine

 The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) on Saturday released the results of a highly anticipated, first-of-its-kind...

Mar 06, 2012, 08:15 ET

Veterinary Educators to Converge on the Hill to Raise Awareness

In what is characteristically the largest one-day visit by academic veterinary leaders on Capitol Hill, the deans and department chairs of our...

Feb 17, 2012, 08:15 ET
Dr. Lonnie King, dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was named the winner of the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award.  (PRNewsFoto/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges)

AAVMC Awards Melcher Leadership Award to Lonnie King, Dean of OSU College of Veterinary Medicine

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) announced today that it has awarded the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM...

Feb 06, 2012, 08:03 ET

Veterinary Medical Colleges Cope With State Cuts but Feel the Pain

 The nation's 28 schools and colleges of veterinary medicine (CVMs) are feeling the painful effects of $104 million worth of state...