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Who I am
. American Veterinary Medical Association Jan Strother, DVM AVMA Vice President email@example.com
Todays Goals What is organized veterinary medicine? Your Voice! Provides Benefits! Your Profession!
How it all works
We ARE Veterinary Medicine We Are The AVMA!!!
A Great Professionbut small Over 1,000,000 lawyers in the U.S. Over 30% are ABA members Around 1,000,000 physicians in the U.S. Under 30% are AMA members Around 100,000 veterinarians in the U.S. 83% are AVMA members SAVMA has over 12,000 members Over 92% of U.S. and Caribbean students
AVMA working for you Advocacy Economic viability Recent graduate initiatives
Advocating for the Profession AVMA Governmental Relations Division AVMA Student Legislative Fly-in AVMA Congressional Advocacy Network Federal Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Up to $25,000 each year for a three year period Visit http://nifa.usda.gov/vmlrp for the detailshttp://nifa.usda.gov/vmlrp
Veterinary medicine is a personally and financially rewarding profession New economic vision statement from AVMA $5 million towards Strategic Economics Initiatives National Economics Strategy Reserve Fund Veterinary Economic Strategy Committee Veterinary Economics Division within AVMA Economics communication strategy with a web presence
Recent Graduate Initiatives 2011 Task Force on AVMA Programs for Students and Recent Graduates Early Career Development Committee Oversee AVMAs recent graduate programs/ services and develop niche membership benefits Online community for recent graduates Creation of a staff position dedicated to Recent Graduate members
AVMA Analytics FAQs
AVMA Publications Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association American Journal of Veterinary Research SAVMA members pay $40 instead of over $200 Online version for subscribers
October 1, 2011 JAVMA
2011 AVMA Convention
2012 AVMA Convention Network with colleagues from around the country Participate and assist in great wet labs Learn cutting edge research and medicine FREE ADVANCED REGISTRATION FOR SAVMA MEMBERS, A $475 VALUE!
Veterinary Career Center Jobs Search hundreds of openings 24-7 Post your resume Let Job Agent alert YOU! Externships Student Externship Locator! Career Resources A Working Diagnosis gives tips to job-seekers
Student externship homepage
AVMA Governmental Relations Veterinary Student Externship www.externsonthehill.com Ten $1,200 stipends Lobby for your profession Deadline is October 14, 2012 Spend 4 weeks in Washington D.C. Contact the Governmental Relations Division at 800.321.1473 or firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
AVMA Student Externship Stipends Fifteen $1,000 stipends Deadline is January 2013 Secure an externship and apply Nonclinical veterinary medicine (CDC, USDA, APHIS, research labs, wildlife and pharmaceutical companies) Food Supply Veterinary Practices www.avma.org/savma Events & Opportunities www.avma.org/savma
AVMA Headquarters Externship Five $1,200 stipends Work with any division Tailor your experience Deadline is March 15, 2012 Spend 3-4 weeks at AVMA Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL www.avma.org/savma Events & Opportunities www.avma.org/savma
Student American Veterinary Medical Association Networking Resources Benefits Scholarships Grants Awards
What is SAVMA
The vet gazette
SAVMA Educational Symposium LSU March, 2013 Interact with over 1,000 students from around the nation Compete in academic and athletic events Attend lectures and participate in wet labs
International Opportunities Did you know all SAVMA members are also members of the International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA) Free with SAVMA membership Fosters international cooperation Exchange opportunities
SAVMA Awards, Competitions, and Scholarships www.avma.org/savma/SAVMA_Awards.asp $250 Extracurricular Funding Grant $250 Multicultural Diversity Awareness Grant $500 Underserved Area/Youth Interest Stipends
AVMA PLIT Professional Liability Insurance Are you going to do an externship? Only $10 a year Same amount of professional liability coverage as your sponsoring PLIT-insured veterinarian www.avmaplit.com 1-800-228-PLIT (7548)
AVMA GHLIT Personal, Health, Life, and Disability Insurance Student exclusive plans available in the U.S. Graduate Guarantee Offer No pre-qualifications Interest-free loan for 6 months Lowest starting premiums for 18 months Best of all, AVMA GHLIT is YOURS and it is PORTABLE www.avmaghlit.org 1-800-621-6360 www.avmaghlit.org
How can you get involved? Join your SCAVMA Become an officer Work on a committee Network Participate in SAVMA Become a SAVMA Delegate Go to Symposium & Convention Apply for an award
AVMA Contacts AVMA Staff Dr. Derrick Hall, SAVMA Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-248-2862 ext. 6681 Theresa De Carli, Program Coordinator email@example.com 1-800-248-2862 ext. 6693 AVMA Vice President Dr. Jan Strother Students voice on the AVMA Executive Board firstname.lastname@example.org