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AAZV Post Graduate and Veterinary Student Competitions for 2016
AAZV invites veterinary students and veterinarians in a post-graduate training program (including those who have recently completed such programs) to present their work at the AAZV annual conference. The top presentations in each group at conference will be recognized with awards. The intent of these competitions is to foster and recognize scholarly effort from developing clinicians and researchers in zoo and wildlife medicine and the related sciences.
Morris Animal Foundation sponsored Post-graduate Veterinarian Competition
This competition is open to graduate veterinarians who are currently enrolled in or have recently completed postgraduate training in a clinical internship or residency program. Presentation subjects can include any of the traditional veterinary or related science disciplines that impact the management of non-domestic animals. A $900 first place award and a $600 second place award will be presented to the winners.
The Morris Animal Foundation has generously supported this award since 1991. Click here for a listing of the past winners.
Safe-Capture International, Inc. to sponsor Veterinary Student Accepted Presentations and Posters
This is open to current veterinary students and veterinarians within one year of graduation. Presentation subjects can include any of the traditional veterinary or related science disciplines that impact the management of non-domestic animals. A complimentary banquet ticket will be awarded to each accepted veterinary student. Please see specific eligibility information below. Click HERE for a listing of recent winners.
This award was generously supported by Wildlife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 1984 thru 2012. In 2012, Wildlife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. increased its support of AAZV with an annual contribution to the Wild Animal Health Fund, and Animal Necessity graciously volunteered to sponsor the award. Click here for the listing of past winners.
Animal Necessity sponsored Graduate Degree Program Competition
This competition is open to students currently enrolled in or who have recently completed a MS or PhD degree program. Presentation subjects can include any of the traditional veterinary or related science disciplines that impact the management of non-domestic animals. One $500 award will be presented to a winner. The sponsorship will also cover a complimentary banquet ticket to be awarded to each accepted veterinary student presenting a talk of their manuscript. Please see specific eligibility information below. This is a new competition initiated in 2015.
Competition Entry Procedures:
This month, we are highlighting Jennifer Hausmann, a resident veterinarian at Milwaukee County Zoo. See the story about her residency program.