LGVMA Non-discrimination statement
The Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA) encourages its members to view, evaluate, and treat all persons in any professional activity or circumstance in which they may be involved, solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics.
The LGVMA confronts and rejects all forms of prejudice and discrimination that have led to misunderstanding, hostility and injustice. These include, but are not limited to, those based on race, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, religious beliefs, military or veteran status, political beliefs, geographic, socioeconomic, and educational background and any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.
LGVMA2.0 Website Redesign is currently underway. There *may* be occasional website inturruptions during our transition. We appreciate your patience as we bring you a new website with new tools and features!
LGVMA is doing a strategic planning survey
LGVMA has hired Dr. Ken Andrews to facilitate our 2015 Board Strategic Planning Meeting on July 9 & 10, 2015 in Boston. We are sending out a planning survey to all current members, past members, veterinary medical students and our funders. If you did not recieve a survey link, or are a past member or supporter, who wants to help mold the future of LGVMA, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please respond to the survey by May 31.
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Notice: If you are seeking information on the 2015 Veterinary Technician Student Scholarship, please check back after July 15, 2015 for applications. We will be offering atleast one $750 scholarship this Fall supported by Hills Pet Nutrition. We will accept applications after September 1 through October 15, and offer the grant money in December. Students must be enrolled in an accredited school.
Ensuring all attendees are welcome at the 2017 AVMA Convention in Indianapolis
The recent law passed in the state of Indiana regarding religious freedom has sparked an outcry and has raised concerns for us regarding our2017 annual convention, scheduled July 21-25, 2017, in Indianapolis.
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San Francisco Veterinary Medical Association (SFVMA)
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2015 LGVMA Student Leadership Awards
**NOTE: Please check back for 2015 award program applicaton details**
Please see the following link for more details: LEADERSHIP AWARDS
J. Fred Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest
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