Archive for January, 2011

Diving in Head First

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Today is my first day in Washington D.C. with the AVMA’s Government Resources Division. Fortunately I managed to find a sublet within walking distance of Dupont Circle and I did not get lost on the way to the AVMA offices this morning! Step one completed. Upon entering the offices I was handed a binder of [...]

Attention Veterinary Students

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

AVMA has just revamped the student section of our website to make it easier for SAVMA members to find what they need. Working closely with the SAVMA officers, we redesigned and reorganized the student area of the site. We’ve improved the site organization, added graphics, and updated the text to be more user-friendly. The revamped [...]

Happy World Veternianry Year!

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

It’s 2011 and the veterinary profession is commemorating its 250th anniversary, and the whole world is celebrating, including Congress! On December 8, H.R 1531, the resolution to designate 2011 as World Veterinary Year, was passed unanimously by the U.S. House of Representatives.  The Senate passed the resolution in September.  Because these are resolutions of support, [...]