Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association | 1121 Chatham Road Springfield, IL 62704

Affinity Organizations

Strives to bring the Asian-American veterinary community together through shared stories, education, and mentorship opportunities.

Aims to create a safe community for black veterinary professionals to connect, find mentorship, and advance veterinary medicine.

Works to increase the number of Black healthcare educators, leaders, and practitioners.

Aims to empower Latinx professionals in the veterinary field and to support the next generation of Latinx veterinarians.

Promotes racial and ethnic diversity and cultural competency within the veterinary profession so as to better serve a diverse, multicultural society.

Builds a network of individuals and organizations that advocates for Blacks in veterinary medicine at every level and profession.

Nonprofit organization that aims to improve the recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups into the veterinary profession.

Strives to promote inclusion and community in the veterinary profession for colleagues, clients and the community as a whole.

Student-run organization that seeks to increase awareness, respect, and sensitivity to differences among all individuals and communities in the field of veterinary medicine.

Supports women in seeking and achieving leadership, policy, and decision-making positions within all areas of professional veterinary activity.