Among initial courses approved for the new AVMA Veterinary First Responder Certificate Program are courses through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Independent Study Program and courses provided to veterinary students at Texas A&M University.
The new veterinary fellows in the National Academies of Practice are Drs. Ellen N. Behrend, Sherry Burrer, Ruthanne Chun, Patricia Sanchez Diaz, Laura Molgaard, Paul Plummer, Allison Siu, and Link Welborn.
Concerns that white-tailed deer and other mammalian wildlife might be reservoirs for the SARS-CoV-2 virus have prompted the Food and Agriculture Organization, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and World Health Organization to issue a call for stepped-up wildlife disease surveillance programs.
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians held its 53rd annual meeting from Feb. 26-March 1 in Indianapolis. The AASV and AASV Foundation presented awards and scholarships and seated new officials.
The International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium was held from Sept. 11-15, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee. Hosts of the symposium presented awards, recognized new diplomates, and seated new officials.