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LGVMA Chapter Goes to San Diego

LGVMA Chapter Goes to San Diego This August, Dean Eleanor Green provided funds to allow two veterinary students and one staff member to attend the Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA) Annual Meeting at the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention in San Diego.  As president of my school's chapter of the LGVMA, I was lucky enough to be one of those students, joined by Elise Jemmott, secretary of our chapter, and John Scroggs, Chief of Staff of the vet school, advisor to our chapter and a new board member of the LGVMA. After settling into our hotel rooms, we headed to our first event, the LGVMA Annual Meeting.   Here we not only covered the usual business of budgets and board members, but we also discussed current LGBT issues in our profession, new ideas to get members more involved and how to keep a group like this connected.  Dean Green, John, Elise and I all helped to describe to the veterinarians, students and technicia... (Read More)