Thanks to ALL OF YOU who continually support the AAVLD Foundation Auction and make it a huge success each year. This year the auction will again be one of the highlights of the annual AAVLD meeting. Enjoy the fun of a real auction with professional auctioneers.
The mission of the AAVLD Foundation:
·Recruit future veterinary diagnosticians
·Educate and retain the next generation of veterinary diagnosticians
·Reward excellence in veterinary diagnostic medicine
Please support the AAVLD Foundation by donating an item(s) from your laboratory.
A primary focus of the Foundation in recent years has been to provide travel funding to increase the number of students (DVM and post-DVM graduate students), as well as laboratory technicians that attend and make presentations at our annual meeting as a way to increase long term involvement with AAVLD.
·AAVLD increased the number of $1,500 travel awards in 2014 from twelve to eighteen. New this year is a travel award focused on laboratory technicians, which was incredibly well received. In 2014 AAVLD awarded 12 graduate student trainee travel awards (10 different institutions), and 6 laboratory staff travel awards (6 different institutions).
·CPCVM total funding has increased 50% again (from $4,000 to $6,000) to increase number of DVM students attending the meeting.
Recent AAVLD Foundation Sponsored Travel Awards :
·2013 - 12 graduate student awards and 24 DVM student awards to San Diego