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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 […]

AAVMC Study Examines Bias in Admissions Processes, Standards

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., March 26, 2021 — A new study from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) finds that admission offers from veterinary medical schools tend to be lower or higher for certain groups, indicating that unintended bias still exists despite recent efforts to be more inclusive and […]

AAVMC Names New Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (JVME)

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., March 23, 2021 — A respected educator from the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine (NCSU-CVM) with almost 20 years of experience working with the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (JVME) has been named Editor-in-Chief (EIC). Dr. Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, associate […]

New 2021-22 AAVMC Board Leadership Installed

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2021 — New leaders have taken their seats on the 2021-22 Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Board of Directors and the board has been expanded to include a new non-voting liaison from the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators […]

AAVMC’s Inaugural Virtual Conference Real Success in Every Respect

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2021 — A record 365 attendees tuned into the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC’s) first virtual conference, “Catalyze 2021: Connect and Innovate in the Face of Global Challenges,” March 3-5. 2021. Conference officials noted registrants representing 37 U.S. schools, […]

New Journal of Veterinary Medical Education Hybrid Model to Enhance Access

CONTACTS: JVME Editor Dr. Daryl Bussdbuss@aavmc.org AAVMC Communications – Jeffrey S. Douglasjdouglas@aavmc.org University of Toronto Press, JournalsAntonia Popapop@utpress.utoronto.ca         WASHINGTON, D.C., March 2, 2021 — The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the University of Toronto Press are pleased to announce that beginning in July 2021, the Journal of Veterinary Medical […]

AAVMC Names Recipient of 2021 Billy E. Hooper Award for Distinguished Service

MEDIA CONTACTS:Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., February 17, 2021 — Dr. Corrie Brown from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine is the recipient of the 2021 AAVMC Billy E. Hooper Award for Distinguished Service from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). “The AAVMC’s annual series of professional […]

AAVMC Names Recipient of 2021 Iverson Bell Award

Washington, D.C., February 10, 2021 – Dr. Ruby L. Perry, dean of the Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine (TUCVM), is the recipient of the 2021 Iverson Bell Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). “The AAVMC’s annual series of professional awards recognize outstanding veterinary medical educators who excel in various areas […]

AAVMC Names Recipient of 2021 Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jeff Douglas or Jeanne JohnsonPhone: 202/371-9195, x144Email: jdouglas@aavmc.org or jjohnson@aavmc.org Washington, D.C., February 3, 2021  – Dr. Michael J. Blackwell from the University of Tennessee College of Social Work is the recipient of the 2021 Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). “The […]