Coming together to build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive veterinary profession

As we celebrate Black History Month, I join the AVMA and the entire veterinary community in honoring the many historical and ongoing contributions made by Black veterinary leaders and team members to our profession. Black History Month offers all of us an opportunity to not only reflect on past achievements, but to also look to the future, and to examine what each of us can do to increase diversity in the veterinary profession.

The AVMA, along with many other veterinary associations and groups, is on a path to help the profession more closely reflect the diversity of the society we