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ACVS Fellowship in Joint Replacement Surgery

ACVS Founding Fellows in Joint Replacement Surgery

A founding fellow in Joint Replacement Surgery (JRS) is an ACVS Diplomate who has obtained additional training and experience beyond surgery residency training, demonstrates expertise in JRS, and devotes a major portion of their professional effort to research and to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of JRS patients.

List of ACVS Founding Fellows and Fellows, JRS


ACVS Fellowship Training Centers

ACVS-approved fellowship training centers provide specialized training in joint replacement surgery. The training program is designed for ACVS Diplomates and veterinarians who have completed an ACVS residency. Both the fellow candidate and the training institution must comply with the Minimum Standards for ACVS Fellowship Training in Joint Replacement Surgery. Fellow candidates must submit the training registration form and registration fee to the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) office within 30 days of starting the fellowship training program. Contact the program representative for information about the fellowship training centers.

ACVS Joint Replacement Surgery Fellowship Training Program at North Carolina State University
Representative: Dr. Simon Roe.

ACVS Joint Replacement Surgery Fellowship Training Program at University of California, Davis
Representative: Dr. Denis Marcellin-Little.

ACVS Joint Replacement Surgery Fellowship Training Program at University of Florida
Representative: Dr. Stanley Kim.

Establishing an ACVS Fellowship Training Center

ACVS Diplomates interested in establishing a JRS fellowship training center should send the completed application form to the ACVS office or Dr. Denis Marcellin-Little, chair of the JRS Fellowship Oversight Committee. 


ACVS Joint Replacement Surgery Fellowship Oversight Committee

The Fellowship Oversight Committee is responsible for monitoring the fellowship program and for providing status reports to the Fellowship Committee on training centers, training candidates, and requests for program modifications. For questions regarding the JRS Fellowship Program, contact the ACVS office or Dr. Denis Marcellin-Little, chair of the JRS Fellowship Oversight Committee. 

Volunteering to serve on the Fellowship Oversight Committee

The Fellowship Oversight Committee welcomes volunteers! Volunteers are considered by the Fellowship Oversight Committee and submitted to the Fellowship Committee to be recommended to the ACVS Board of Regents for approval in April of each year. Serving on the Fellowship Oversight Committee is a three-year commitment, with the possibility of reappointment. Fellows interested in serving on a Fellowship Oversight Committee should notify the ACVS office or the chair of the JRS Fellowship Oversight Committee. 

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ACVS Fellowship Programs