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November Vet-Med Educator

November 2020 MIT Leadership Expert Hal Gregersen to Deliver First Conference Keynote Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) leadership expert Hal Gregersen will present the first of three keynote addresses during the AAVMC’s 2021 Annual Conference on March 3, 2021. Ranked as one of the world’s 25 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50 and winner of […]

Vet-Med Educator – October 2020

October 2020 VMCAS Applicant Numbers Soar 19 Percent Year-Over-Year The number of applicants seeking admission to veterinary medical college during the 2020-21 admissions cycle rose an astonishing 19% year-over-year. Preliminary data show that a total of 10,273 applicants submitted applications this year, compared to 8,645 last year. Over the past several years, the number of […]

Vet-Med Educator – September 2020

September 2020 AAVMC Developing Minority-Serving Institution Outreach Program Following action by the Board of Directors, the AAVMC is establishing a working group to consider strategies for improving outreach and collaboration with Minority-Serving Institutions. The AAVMC, which works closely with the Association of Public and Land grant Universities (APLU) on a number of initiatives, is already […]

Vet-Med Educator – August 2020

August 2020 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium Virtual, Real Success After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the in-person 2020 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium (NVSS) scheduled for San Diego in July, the AAVMC and conference sponsors quickly retooled to present the important meeting as a virtual experience. With support from Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, the […]

Vet-Med Educator – July 2020

2021 AAVMC Set for March 4-6, 2021 at Washington’s Watergate Hotel Planning is underway to present the AAVMC’s 2021 Conference, March 4-6, 2021 in Washington, D.C. The theme of our 2021 conference is “Catalyze 2021: Connect & Innovate in the Face of Global Challenges.” Following extensive work with a respected meeting and conference management consulting […]

Vet-Med Educator – June 2020

June 2020 AAVMC Joins FASHP Organizations in Denouncing Racism, Affirming Principles of Inclusion In the wake of recent events of police brutality, AAVMC moved quickly to publicly reaffirm its Principles of Inclusion by sharing a message with more than 3,000 stakeholders. “We note the disproportionate way that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting communities of color […]

Vet-Med Educator – May 2020

May 2020 AAVMC Adapting for Success in a Pandemic Changed World Like many organizations, the AAVMC continues to adapt to an operating environment that has been radically altered by the pandemic emergency. With the exception of pandemic-forced cancellation of the 2020 Veterinary Educator Collaborative (VEC) and the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium (NVSS), routine programs and […]

Vet-Med Educator – April 2020

April 2020 AAVMC and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Business Continues in a Radically Changed World The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the world in a matter of weeks. Morbidity and mortality figures are staggering; the economic impact is nearly unfathomable. Social distancing measures have profoundly altered the way people live their lives. But business operations continue, […]

Vet-Med Educator – March 2020

March 2020 AAVMC’s Annual Conference “Catalyze 2020: Innovate and Inspire” Gets Underway This Week Registrants attending the 2020 AAVMC Annual Conference will have plenty of opportunities to hear from leading experts, share perspectives and network during the conference this week. But they’ll also notice a few structural changes and improvements designed to make the meeting […]