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No Mask, No Vaccine, No Service? No Employment?

By Attorney Steve DiTullio, DeWitt, LLPAs COVID-19 vaccines become widely available, veterinary clinics and businesses across the U.S. are struggling with the proper way to return to “normal.” Business owners are questioning what the proper and ethical way to return...

WVMA Launches Small Peer Groups With Help From USDA Grant

Veterinary Mastermind Beta Tests in June By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Large conferences usually feature knowledgeable instructors on relevant topics. Hours of opportunities to learn more, improve your skills and grow...

Wisconsin Continues To Represent on SAVMA Leadership Team

Zachary Tooley, of Hortonville, Wis., was elected president-elect of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association(SAVMA) during the SAVMA Symposium in March. He will assume the role of SAVMA president during the 2022 SAVMA Symposium.Tooley, 2LT U.S. Army...

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of References

Five Tips for Writing an Effective Letter of RecommendationBy Rebecca Johnson, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and Keith Poulsen, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic LaboratoryHas an aspiring...

Reflecting on My WVMA Executive Board Term

By Jon Young, WVMA Student RepresentativeServing on the WVMA Executive Board has been a terrific honor. Over the past two years, I have seen the attention to detail, care and creativity it takes to steer the veterinary medical profession into the future. Seeing as it...

Jo-ell Carson Named WVMA Executive Director

The Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA) has selected Jo-ell Carson as its executive director. “I am eager to connect with the wonderful people of the WVMA,” says Carson. “I have the utmost respect for the veterinary profession and how it influences...

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WLIC Launches Animal Disease Traceability Video

By Allison Hahn, Communications & Administrative Manager, Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium The Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) is debuting a video highlighting the importance of animal disease traceability and the use of...

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Dr. Douglas Kratt Assumes Role of AVMA President

Dr. Douglas Kratt, of Onalaska, Wisconsin, assumed the role of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) president during the AVMA House of Delegates meeting on July 31. The meeting was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Kratt ran on the platform of...

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Farewell

By Kim Brown Pokorny, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association WVMA Membership: On August 5, after 12 years as your executive director, I will walk out of the WVMA office for the last time. I have decided to go back to my agriculture...

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Coronavirus Vaccine, CoroFlu, in Testing Phase

By Eric Hamilton, University Communications, University of Wisconsin-Madison An international collaboration between virologists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the vaccine companies FluGen and Bharat Biotech has begun the development and testing...

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