November 01, 2017

 

 Nominations open for AVMA Excellence Awards

Posted Oct. 11, 2017

The nomination period for the following AVMA Excellence Awards is now open. The awards program recognizes contributions by veterinarians and nonveterinarians to the veterinary profession and animal health and welfare.

The AVMA Award

The Association's pre-eminent award recognizes an AVMA member who has contributed to the advancement of veterinary medicine in its organizational aspects.

AVMA Meritorious Service Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member who has brought honor and distinction to the veterinary profession through personal, professional, or community service activities outside organized veterinary medicine and research.

AVMA Advocacy Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member or nonveterinarian for advancing the AVMA legislative agenda and advocating on behalf of the veterinary profession.

AVMA Animal Welfare Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member for accomplishments in the field of animal welfare in leadership, public service, education, research or product development, or advocacy.

AVMA Career Achievement Award in Canine Research

This award honors an AVMA member's long-term contribution to the field of canine research.

AVMA Clinical Research Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member's achievements in patient-oriented research.

AVMA Humane Award

This award recognizes a nonveterinarian for accomplishments in the field of animal welfare in leadership, public service, education, research or product development, or advocacy.

AVMA Lifetime Excellence in Research Award

This award recognizes a veterinarian for lifetime achievements in basic, applied, or clinical research.

AVMA Public Service Award

This award recognizes an AVMA member for outstanding public service while an employee of a government agency or for education of veterinarians in public service activities.

AVMA XIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize

This award recognizes an AVMA member who has contributed to international understanding of veterinary medicine.

AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Research Award

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation and Winn Feline Foundation established this award to honor a recipient's contribution to advancing feline health through research.

Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award

This award recognizes the outstanding work of an AVMA member in preserving and protecting the human-animal bond.

 

Nominations

The deadline for all award nominations is Feb. 15, 2018. Award information and nomination forms are available by visiting www.avma.org/awards, emailing avma-awards@avma.org, or calling 800-248-2862.