Candidates for the AAVLD Graduate Student Oral Presentation and Poster Presentation Awards must be currently enrolled in a full-time veterinary diagnostic training program and/or graduate program in veterinary diagnostic science / medicine or a related discipline. Candidates who will complete a graduate and/or residency program after June 30, 2013 are still eligible to compete. The presentation must represent original work of the applicants completed during their residency or graduate program.


Application and Selection Procedure

The applicant should follow the guidelines for abstract submissions to the AAVLD Annual Meeting to be eligible for the award. Submit abstracts via the AAVLD Abstract Central website  at the following link--  During the on-line submission of your abstract, on the appropriate page choose your presentation type preference (oral, poster or both), and choose under award type “Graduate Student Poster Presentation” or “Graduate Student Oral Presentation” or both as appropriate for your specific submission.



The deadline for receipt of all application materials is June 1, 2013 (the deadline for on-line submission of Annual Meeting abstracts).

Trainees will be notified by July 15, 2013 if their abstract has been selected for an oral or poster presentation at the 2013 AAVLD meeting. For questions regarding the AAVLD Graduate Student Awards contact Dr. Tim Baszler by e-mail at [email protected].