Zaslow Distinguished Service Award

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.

Nominations

The VECCS Board of Directors is accepting nominations for the VECCS Ira M. Zaslow Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional commitment and dedication while making significant contributions to the Society and the practice of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care. Nominees do not need to be a veterinarian. Nominations should include a summary biography of the nominee and a brief justification for the award.

Members are invited to suggest nominees to the Nominations Chair, by clicking the button below.

Select IVECCS, Awards/ Nominations, then Zaslow.

Past Winners

2020
Dr. Marie Kerl

2019
Dr. Elizabeth “Liz” Rozanski

2018
Dr. Elisa Mazzaferro

2017
Dr. F.A. “Tony” Mann

2016
Dr. Pamela Wilkins

2015
Dr. Jennifer Devey

2014
Dr. Bernie Hansen

2013
Dr. Lesley G. King

2012
Mr. Harold Davis, Jr.

2011
Dr. Dennis Burkett

2010
Award Not Presented

2009
Dr. Karol Mathews

2008
Dr. Elke Rudloff

2007
Dr. Ken Drobatz

2006
Dr. Douglass “Dougie” K. Macintire

2005
Dr. Marc R. Raffe

2004
Dr. Dennis “Tim” Crowe

2003
Dr. Rebecca Kirby

2002
Dr. Steve Haskins

2000
Dr. Wayne Wingfield

1998
Dr. James Milligan

1996
Dr. Gary Stamp

1994
Dr. Ira Zaslow

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