You may be eligible for an MVMA Student Veterinarian Membership if you are currently enrolled in a CVMA or AVMA accredited program.
Student membership with the MVMA is optional; however, you are required to obtain membership if you are working, volunteering, or otherwise providing veterinary service through a PIPS inspected Practice (this includes veterinary clinics, hospitals and ambulatory practices).
MVMA Student Veterinarian Membership Process:
Please click here to apply for an MVMA Student Veterinarian Membership.
Once an application decision has been made, you will be notified via email.
Your Student Membership will expire one month after you graduate from your CVMA or AVMA accredited program.
Once you have obtained a Student Veterinarian Membership, you must notify the MVMA of the following:
Student Practice Experience
Each time a Student Veterinarian Member works, volunteers or otherwise provides veterinary service through a PIPS Inspected Practice (this includes veterinary clinics, hospitals and ambulatory practices), the student must notify the MVMA.
Student Veterinarian Member Practice in Manitoba
When practising veterinary medicine in Manitoba, each Student Veterinarian Member must practice under the Direct Supervision of a veterinarian licensed in Manitoba.
Students in their final year of study may practice under the Direct Supervision or Indirect Supervision of a veterinarian licensed in Manitoba.
Student Veterinarian Member Expiration
Following your graduation from a CVMA or AVMA accredited program, you must obtain practising membership with the MVMA in order to practice veterinary medicine in Manitoba. For more information about the membership process, please click here.