Mexico City, Mexico — For the second time, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics (AVMA) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México has been recognized as one of the best in the world.
The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México received the accreditation from the American Association of Veterinary Medicine. The credential recognizes the university campus for the high level of quality in teaching, research, extension of culture and excellence in the training of its students.
For these reasons, the faculty at the university has been placed among the 50 best in the world and the only one in Latin America explained university head Enrique Graue.
“This undoubtedly qualifies us among the best 50 schools of veterinary medicine in the world. For the university, this is very important,” he said.
Graue explained that with the accreditation, the AVMA graduates have the opportunity to access quality graduate programs and practice their profession temporarily or permanently in the United States and Canada.
John Howe, president-elect of the AVMA highlighted the work done by the university to promote issues of common interest such as microbial resistance, health, global food security, animal welfare and diversity.