AVMA awards nominations now open

The veterinary profession abounds with dedicated pioneers and practitioners—in research, education, community service, public service, advocacy, and more. And now, veterinary professionals have the opportunity to recognize some of them.

On Nov. 1, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) opened nominations for its Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards, to recognize AVMA members and non-members who have contributed to the profession. Nominations will close on Feb. 1.

The 11 awards cover multiple categories, including legislation, research, education, community service, public service, and more. Nominees can be both AVMA members and non-members and include both veterinarians and, for some categories, non-veterinarians.

Nominations, to be submitted online, include a nomination form, a curriculum vitae of the person being nominated, a letter outlining how the nominee meets the award criteria, and three letters of support regarding the nomination.

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