Veterinary Debt Initiative Lead Organizations Finalize Plans for 2019

The lead organizations of the Veterinary Debt Initiative (VDI) convened July 11 in Schaumburg, IL for a strategic planning and execution meeting. VDI is led by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges and the Veterinary Medical Association Executives and is focused on helping veterinarians thrive in financially sustainable and rewarding careers. The VDI team plans to continue directing its efforts in advocacy, research and resource development for the remainder for 2019 and support groups in the veterinary profession that need assistance with educational debt immediately. VDI will release its new educational tool at the AVMA Convention August 5.