“The state of affairs for Blacks in Veterinary Medicine cannot continue on the current trajectory. The National Association for Black Veterinarians will work collectively toward a more diverse and inclusive profession for both current and future Black veterinarians.” 
-Dr. Annie J. Daniel 
NABV Founder & Interim President


Join over 100 African-American current and future veterinarians in changing the face of veterinary medicine. Discover new opportunities, build partnerships, and join a community that will continue to flourish for years to come.


Our organization is committed to ensuring that its members are equipped to successfully compete in the field of veterinary medicine. Gain year-round access to professional development opportunities from veterinarians and other medical professionals across the country.


Through the Jr. NAVB and NAVB Undergrad divisions, high school and college students have a chance to explore the field of veterinary medicine and engage in ongoing mentorship and training.

2019 Inaugural NABV Annual Conference
Meet us in New Orleans!

Join us June 7-8, 2019 for our inaugural conference in New Orleans! This year’s event will be themed, “The State of Blacks In Veterinary Medicine.” Our goal is to not only raise awareness of the disporportionate amount of African-Americans in the field of veterinary medicine, but to take action. The conference will include several notable speakers, research presentations, a college and career fair, and more!

Also, if you’re wondering whether we’ve made room for you to enjoy the sights and sounds of the ‘Big Easy’, we’ve got you covered! Embedded throughout the conference will be several opportunities to network, be entertained, and explore the city. We can’t wait to see you there! Click the link below for more information on how to register.