Who can join the AVM Heartland Chapter? Any person interested in the objectives of the AVM and who is active in the field of veterinary microbiology shall be eligible for membership.
Why join? - Develop relationships with colleagues - Discuss problems, testing methods and solutions - Learn about disease trends and nomenclature changes - Build relationships with vendors - Tour other diagnostic laboratories - Learn about new tests and techniques
Annual Member Directory Each year a membership directory is published and added to the "listserv" email address list. This allows members to communicate using email to ask questions between meetings.
Annual Meetings The AVM conducts a symposium of techniques in veterinary microbiology. In addition to the business session, the general session, and guest speakers, the principle feature of the annual meeting is the discussion sessions. Typically in the "round table" format, we focus on problems and procedures of interest to the various areas and disciplines of veterinary microbiology.
Fees for Members Annual membership for National & Chapter $30 Annual sustaining members $100 Pre-registration for annual meetings $25 Registration at the annual meetings $35