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ACVS Fellowship in Surgical Oncology

ACVS Founding Fellows and Fellows in Surgical Oncology 

These well-qualified ACVS Diplomates obtained additional training and experience in the multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of cancer patients beyond surgery residency training, and devote a major portion of his or her professional practice to these activities and/or cancer research. 

View list of ACVS Founding Fellows and Fellows, Surgical Oncology


ACVS Fellowship Training Centers

ACVS-approved fellowship training centers for surgical oncology are in place at Auburn University, Colorado State University, The Ohio State University, and University of Florida. Diplomates can become an ACVS Fellow in Surgical Oncology by completing a 52-week fellowship training program at an approved training center. 

Both the fellow candidate and the training institution must comply with the Minimum Standards for ACVS Fellowship Training Program in Veterinary Surgical Oncology. 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. 

Establishing an ACVS Fellowship Training Center 

ACVS Diplomates interested in establishing a training center in surgical oncology at their institution are encouraged to contact the ACVS office (acvs@acvs.org) or Dr. Vincent A. Wavreille, chair of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship Oversight Committee.

Fellowship Training Opportunities

The following ACVS-approved fellowship training centers are currently accepting applications for fellowship training in surgical oncology from those interested in achieving the status of ACVS Fellow, Surgical Oncology. The training program is designed for ACVS Diplomates and veterinarians who have completed an ACVS residency. Interested applicants should contact the fellowship representative associated with the training centers listed below.

ACVS Surgical Oncology Fellowship Training Program at the Auburn University  
Interested applicants can contact Dr. Brad Matz.

ACVS Surgical Oncology Fellowship Training Program at the Colorado State University  
Interested applicants can contact Dr. Deanna Worley.

ACVS Surgical Oncology Fellowship Training Program at The Ohio State University
Interested applicants can contact Dr. Janis Lapsley

ACVS Surgical Oncology Fellowship Training Program at the University of Florida-CVM
Interested applicants can contact Dr. Carlos Souza, Dr. Judith Bertran, or Dr. Elizabeth Maxwell.


Volunteering to serve on the fellowship oversight committee

The fellowship oversight committee (FOC) 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. Serving on the fellowship oversight committee is a three-year term.

Fellows interested in serving on the FOC should notify the ACVS office or Dr. Vincent A. Wavreille, chair of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship Oversight Committee.
 

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ACVS Fellowship Programs