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Veterinary College Common Application Service Deadline Extended by Natural Disasters

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., September 10, 2021 — The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has extended the 2022 Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) deadline about two weeks because of the impact of natural disasters on the process. The new VMCAS 2022 application deadline is Wednesday, […]

National Veterinary Scholars Symposium Showcases Veterinary Medical Research

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 17, 2021 – Almost 900 people convened for the virtual 2021 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium (NVSS), an annual scientific gathering that showcases veterinary medical student research. Hosted by the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the meeting was held August 4-6. The massive virtual gathering of students, faculty, university and business […]

University of Wisconsin Wins 2021 Communications Excellence Award

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2021 — The communications team at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine  has been awarded the 2021 Communications Excellence Award from the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). Wisconsin was recognized for overall programmatic excellence and an historic […]

UC Davis Wins AAVMC’s 2021 Scholarship Fundraising Excellence Award

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2021 — The advancement team at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine has been awarded the 2021 Award for Fundraising Excellence in Student Scholarships from the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The award seeks to advance the AAVMC’s strategic […]

AAVMC/APLU Gene Editing Task Force Recommends ‘Remodeling’ Federal Regulatory Landscape

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2021 — Gene editing in agricultural animals has the potential to unleash enormous gains in productivity. But in order for those gains to be realized, “a remodeling of the federal regulatory landscape is needed.” That’s the conclusion of a panel of […]

Journal of Veterinary Medical Education Now Using a Hybrid Open Access Model

Contacts:         JVME Editor Dr. Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher rschoenfeld@aavmc.org   AAVMC Communications Jeffrey S. Douglas jdouglas@aavmc.org   University of Toronto Press, Journals Antonia Pop apop@utpress.utoronto.ca Washington, D.C., July 7, 2021 — The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the University of Toronto Press are pleased to announce that beginning in July 2021, the Journal of Veterinary […]

Outgoing JVME Editor-in-Chief Dr. Daryl Buss Reflects on an Auspicious Career in Veterinary Medicine

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2021 — As young person who dreamt of becoming a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Daryl Buss never envisioned himself as the editor of an academic journal. But that role was the capstone of a distinguished career that included clinical practice, […]

American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges’ 2020-2021 Annual Data Report Published

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2021 — The number of underrepresented students in veterinary medicine (22.2 percent) is higher than ever before and total enrollment grew by three percent over the year before. Those are just two of the highlights gleaned from the AAVMC’s 2021 Annual […]

CSU Veterinary Healthcare Team Symposium Slated July 21-22, 2021

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., June 14, 2021 — The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are presenting a virtual symposium focused on how educational changes can help enhance team-based healthcare delivery systems in the […]

AAVMC Changing Its Name

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 2021 — The AAVMC has changed its name from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges to the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges. The wording change, although subtle, now correctly denotes that international members are part of an American-based association, linked by […]