2019 AVMA CONVention

Washington, D.C. August 2-6, 2019

2019 AVMA Convention

PrideVMC is excited to announce its line-up of events at AVMA!

Please come join us for our continuing education and affiliated events below! And don’t forget to come say “Hi!” and grab some PrideVMC swag at our booth in the exhibit hall! Looking forward to seeing you in Washington, D.C.!

11am – 11:50am
Hot Topics Session, Diversity and Inclusion – Looking in the Mirror at Our Own Biases
Featuring speakers from PrideVMC, the Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative, and the Multicultural Veterinary Medical Association
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 204ABC
Open to All

8am – 12:15pm
Advocacy in Action Workshop
Learn more about how to get involved in legislative advocacy!
Liberty Ballroom MNOP (Level M4); Marriott Marquis Hotel
Pre-registration Required

8pm – 10pm
Live Life, Love All
Come get your groove on with band members from PrideVMC!
Penn Social, 801 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20004
Pre-registration Required

8am – 10:50am
Diversity, Authenticity and Wellbeing in the Veterinary Profession
Presented by PrideVMC and WVLDI

  • 8am – 8:45am: The Impact of Visibility: An LGBTQ+ Wellness Initiative
  • 8:45am – 9:30am: Health and Well-being among LGBTQ Veterinary Community
  • 9:30am – 10:15am: Leading with Authenticity
  • 10:15am – 10:50am: Panel – “I’m not trying to be perfect, I’m just trying to be me”
    Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 150A
    Open to All

1pm – 1:50pm
Town Hall: Being Your Authentic Self
Come join our discussion on LGBTQ+ issues and successes within the veterinary profession with the PrideVMC Board of Directors!
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 143BC
Open to All

Monday, August 5th
12:00pm – 2pm
Dr. Michael McElvaine Memorial Service
Please join us as we celebrate the life of the founding President of LGVMA (now PrideVMC) whose dedication has made a lasting impact on our profession and community. Service begins at 12:30pm.
Metropolitan Community Church, 474 Ridge St. NW, Washington, DC 20001
(2 blocks from convention center)

Hope to see you there! And please thank all of our supporters of PRIDEVMC at the 2019 AVMA Convention!

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