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The AAIV promotes the value of veterinarians in human and animal healthcare industries. We strive to advance the professional standards and development of veterinarians engaged in any phase of industry employment.

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News & Updates

Who’s Who in the AVMA?
Dr. Rena Carlson steps in as the 2023-2024 AVMA President. Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Faeh who was elected as AVMA President-Elect. Dr. Jennifer Quammen is the AVMA Vice President for another year. Left: Dr. Rena Carlson                     Middle: Dr. Sandra Faeh                      Right: Dr. Jennifer Quammen Two candidates announced their run for AVMA Vice President for 2024-2026:…
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Q3 2023 AVMA House of Delegates Report
By Debra Nickelson The Major Resolution There were nine resolutions brought forward to the House of Delegates for review during the summer session in July. Such resolutions are brought to the House if a new policy is created, an existing policy needs rewording or if the Board of Directors determines the policy to be pertinent. A…
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AAIV Partners with Total Planning
If you consider your income one of your most valuable assets, have you taken steps to protect it—and your lifestyle—from life’s uncertainties? You insure your home and car with insurance, so why not help protect your income with individual Disability Income (DI) insurance?   Disability Income insurance from Principal® Good news! AAIV is offering members…
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International Outstanding Delegate Service Award
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Hilton Klein received the prestigious AAALAC International Outstanding Delegate Service Award in recognition of his dedicated service as the AAIV representative at the AAALAC Member Organization Delegate Reception in September 2023. This award celebrates individuals who have made a profound impact on AAALAC International through their unwavering commitment…
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President’s Letter | Fall 2023
President’s Perspective It’s fall, y’all! I don’t know about you, but I am enjoying the little bit of cooler weather and college football. Our recent virtual networking event was the perfect event to kick off the season. Not only did we have a chance to see some new faces interested in learning more about AAIV,…
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President’s Letter | Summer 2023
President’s Perspective If you know me personally, you know I am a creature of habit. I wake up at the same time each day; I park in the same parking lot at the airport; and I paddle board the same route each time I get out on the water. Yes, guilty as charged. However, I…
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New AVMA Award to Recognize Achievements in Supporting DEI
April 2023 Debra Nickelson DVM, MBA AAIV Alternate Delegate We invite you to nominate an AVMA member who has made significant contributions to the veterinary profession through innovating and transformational leadership in promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. on May 22.  Beginning this year, a new AVMA award will formally…
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Embracing Multigenerations in the Workplace
Dr. Collins presented a webinar about how people of any generation can effectively engage and interact with people of other generations in the workplace. She showed some examples of general perceptions regarding each generation and shared that people often compare the next generation coming up as not fitting their familiar mold. These generation categories include:…
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