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The mission of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association is to ethically serve as the leader and resource for the veterinary community through communication, education, representation and support for the advancement of animal and public health in Maryland.
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MDVMA Membership Benefits


Continuing Education

MDVMA offers top quality, convenient, affordable continuing education for veterinarians and technicians. Our summer conference offers three days of education, networking and exhibits in a relaxed environment. Our winter and fall conferences, along with the Mid-Atlantic States Veterinary Clinic in spring, offer the same benefits over shorter periods in easy-to-reach locations. Members may also participate in the Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference during the fall, or look forward to our newly revamped western getaway and ski meeting.


Stay current on news and events impacting the profession with Maryland Veterinarian, MVMA’s quarterly (three electronic, one in- print) newsletter. MVMA’s website,, features resources for both members of the veterinary profession and consumers. Members have access to additional content and can choose to be listed in the consumer search database.


MDVMA’s representatives in Annapolis monitor legislation impacting the veterinary community, and act in the interest of MDVMA members.

Networking Opportunities

MDVMA offers opportunities throughout the year to interact with your colleagues and exchange ideas. Oftentimes this is the most valuable membership benefit. MDVMA members have the added opportunity 24/7 to access their peers’ experience through online forums.

Employment Opportunities

MDVMA maintains a good relationship with VMRCVM, providing members and students with opportunities for employment, internships and mentoring.

Expanded Outreach

MDVMA is linked with Virginia VMA, promoting camaraderie and access to additional CE meetings and social events for members of both organizations.

Membership Options

Recent Grads & Vet Students


Complimentary membership is granted to graduates, less than 2 years out of college, and currently enrolled veterinary students.

Associate Membership


Available to veterinarians practicing in states other than Maryland who agree to abide by the Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics and MDVMA’s Constitution and Bylaws.

Regular Membership


Available to veterinarians practicing in the State of Maryland.