Dr. Dani McVety-Leinen received the Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award, Dr. Patricia V. Turner received the AVMA Animal Welfare Award, and Suzanne Millman, PhD, received the AVMA Humane Award.
This year’s recipients of the AVMA President’s Award are Dr. James Brett, a food animal veterinarian active in organized veterinary medicine; the late Phil Hinkle, long-serving executive director of the Florida VMA; and Dr. Martha Littlefield, a Louisiana veterinarian who has had a multifaceted career.
The Coalition for Connected Veterinary Care launched at AVMA Convention 2022. It will develop education and resources to help veterinarians integrate telehealth into their practices in ways that strengthen relationships with their clients and improve patient care.
The new Journey for Teams program is under development by the AVMA and the Veterinary Medical Association Executives. Announced at AVMA Convention 2022 in Philadelphia, the program will deliver education and training around diversity, equity, and inclusion for participating workplaces.