About the Award
The VECCS Distinguished Service Award is named for Ira M. Zaslow, one of the founding fathers of VECCS and ACVECC. Since the early 1970’s, Dr. Zaslow has worked tirelessly to develop and spearhead the advancement of veterinary emergency and critical care. His commitment, dedication, vision, and service to the organizations are legendary and unsurpassed. Through his original efforts, VECCS and ACVECC have become prominent international veterinary organizations and IVECCS has become a world-renowned international symposium. This award is chosen by the VECCS Board of Directors to honor a VECCS member who has given selflessly to grow and support our organization.