Here's an interesting opportunity for recent graduates who are interested in maintaining involvement with professional veterinary associations.
What is the AVMA Future Leaders Program?
This is a program built to provide a one-year opportunity open to those who have graduated from veterinary school within the last 15 years, to bolster their leadership and problem-solving skills related to organized veterinary medicine. This program will help to further prepare individuals who have demonstrated interest in organized veterinary medicine, to be leaders for the AVMA and other veterinary medical associations at all levels.
Who can apply?
Current AVMA members who have graduated in the last 15 years.
Preference given to individuals who actively participated in SAVMA, SCAVMA, AVMA, or VLE.
Where will it take you?
Two in-person meetings in Schaumburg, Illinois - One meeting kick-off meeting to facilitate the team's start to their project and leadership and one meeting to facilitate the team's finalization of the project.
One in-person meeting at the AVMA VLC in Chicago, Illinois - Mid program meeting for leadership development, project work and networking with organized veterinary medicine leaders.
The 2014 AVMA Convention
How will you achieve your goals?
Through the execution of one focused project impacting the veterinary profession, participation in various leadership and project management training as determined by the team and professional facilitator, and (if applicable) identification of a recommended project for the following year’s Future Leaders team.
Nominations for the 2014-2015 Future Leaders class open in January 2014
For more information go to their website!