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Meet the AVMA 2024 presidential candidates
Learn more about the 3 presidential candidates in these exclusive interviews with dvm360®
We are about 3 months away from the 2023-2023 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) presidential election. But, how well do you know the 3 candidates? In multiple interviews with dvm360®, each candidate shared more about themselves and their goals if elected AVMA president.
- Sandra Faeh Butler, DVM: Ever since she was in veterinary school, Butler wanted to be AVMA president. Now, after serving as the AVMA’s vice president, Butler decided that it was time for her to pursue her dream of being president. Learn more about her life as vice president and her thoughts on veterinary student loan debt.
- Arnie Goldman, DVM, MPH: Unlike most veterinary professionals, Goldman did not grow up wanting to be a veterinarian. After attending a veterinary class during his undergraduate studies, he decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Here is him explaining the career choices that lead him to enter the race for AVMA president.
- Bob Murtaugh, DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVECC, FCCM: In the late 1980s, Murtaugh met with a group of veterinarians to help create the College of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. Now, he is running for AVMA president and shares why he is running and more on the veterinarian shortage.