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AVMA Policy on Diversity and Inclusion

Nondiscrimination language added to diversity policy

The AVMA Board of Directors agreed April 7 to update the "AVMA Policy on Diversity and Inclusion" to add nondiscrimination language that includes, among other things, both gender identity and expression as well as parental, marital, and pregnancy status. The modifications reflect the importance of diversity and inclusion in ensuring access to veterinary care for all segments of the U.S. population, according to the recommendation background. more

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 1:54pm