San Francisco Veterinary Medical Association -
We will once again be extending the SFVMA scholarship to a worthy UC Davis Veterinary student. The requirements are: current enrollment in the UC Davis veterinary school program and current or former employment by an SFVMA member. If you know a good candidate, please encourage them to apply. Applications are accepted from October to December annually as determined by the college. Interested students can contact:
Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Similarly, we are offering a scholarship at Western University this year! Requirements are: current enrollment in the vet med program, and current or former employment by an SFVMA member. Scholarship information is available here.
The deadline for applications is February 14th.
Interested students may contact:
Director of Development
College of Veterinary Medicine
To support and encourage RVTs in San Francisco, the SFVMA has established a scholarship program for students enrolled in an accredited RVT program. We will award $1000 to 2 candidates who are currently or have previously worked in the practice of an SFVMA member, and have a stated desire to return to SF after graduation. Submissions should include a personal statement from the student, a letter of recommendation from the veterinarian, and proof of enrollment at an accredited RVT program.
The deadline for applications is May 1. Questions should be sent to Dr. Shari O'Neill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The objectives of the Association shall be to advance the science and art of veterinary medicine in all its branches, including its relationship to public health, the biological sciences and agriculture. The Association shall provide a forum for the discussion of issues of importance to the veterinary profession, and for the development of official position statements. The Association shall be the authorized voice for the profession in San Francisco in presenting its views to government, academia, agriculture, pet owners, the media and other concerned public.
APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP ONLINE!
GREAT NEWS!! You can now apply for SFVMA Membership online!
All you need to do is fill out the online information, and you will be redirected via PayPal for payment information.
Deadline for dues payments is April 15th
Please keep your contact information up-
RSVP HERE FOR UPCOMING MEETING
Next meeting date is March 27, 2014
Speaker information coming soon!
MARCH 2, 2014
$6 PER VACCINE!!
The SFVMA sponsors rabies clinics on four Sundays each year. All clinics are located at Animal Care and Control, 1200 15th Street (at Harrison) in the Get Acquainted Room.
more info on rabies clinic….
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Carrie Jurney, DVM,
Dr. Leila Marcucci,
DVM, DABVP (Avian)
Cyndi Stiglich, DVM
Shari B. O'Neill,
DVM, MPH, DACVPM
Sandy Hazanow, DVM
THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE (NPS) HAS DEVELOPED PLANS TO SEVERELY RESTRICT OFF-
Thanks to our CVMA delegate, Sandy Hazanow for bringing this issue to our attention. In the interest in keeping the membership informed about community issues that impact our membership and our clients, below is a link to SFdog's website about GGNRA and the NPS. The NPS is taking public comment until February 18th and you can easily do so via this link:
Every voice counts, but as a veterinarian, your opinion weighs in with much more strength. As leaders in the pet care community, it is our job to speak up, especially if we have concerns about the wellbeing of our patients.
Please considering using your voice to impact the future of dogs in