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Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association

The​ ​Nebraska​ ​Veterinary​ ​Medical​ ​Association​ ​is​ recognized​ ​ ​as​ ​the​ ​voice​ ​​ ​for​ veterinary​ medicine ​in​​ the​ ​​state​ ​of​ ​Nebraska. ​​Founded​ ​in ​1896,​ ​ ​the​ ​NVMA​ ​now ​represents​ ​​the ​interests​ ​of more than 800​ ​members.​

The ​​organization’s​ stated​ ​mission​ ​ ​is​ ​to ​“promote​ ​​animal ​​health,​ ​public​ ​safety,​ ​and ​human-animal​ relationships. To ​​accomplish​ ​that​ ​mission,​ ​the​ ​NVMA​ ​provides ​its​​ members​ ​ ​with​ opportunities​ ​to​ ​network​ ​with​ other ​​veterinarians ​in​​ their​ ​ ​area​ and​ ​ around​ ​ ​the ​state.​ ​ The​ ​ NVMA​ ​​retains ​a​​ lobbyist​ ​​at​ ​the​ ​State Capitol​ ​to ​​advocate ​for​ ​issues​ ​ ​that ​​are​ ​important​ ​to ​veterinary​ ​professionals,​ ​ ​and ​to​​ ​give veterinary ​​professionals​ ​a​ ​voice​ on​ ​ ​animal​ ​health ​​and​ ​welfare​ issues.

NVMA​ members​ ​can​ ​​take​ advantage​ ​of​​ ​educational​ and​ ​ ​professional​ ​development opportunities,​ including​ ​the​ ​ ​annual ​​conference ​in​ ​January​ ​and​ ​ ​the ​​summer ​​conference​ ​in ​​June, as​ ​well​ ​as ​​several ​​events ​throughout​ ​the​ ​ ​year. The​ ​NVMA​ website​ ​ ​has​ an​ ​ ​interactive​ ​calendar ​of​​ ​events,​ news​ ​ updates,​ ​​and​ job​ ​ ​listings​ ​for members. The ​​NVMA​ ​Centennial Scholarship Foundation supports ​scholarship ​funds​ ​ ​to​ benefit​ ​​veterinary ​​students​ ​from​ ​Nebraska. More​ information​ ​​about​ ​the ​NVMA​ ​ ​is​ ​available ​​at​ www.nvma.org​​.