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.
ACVS Fellowship Training Centers for Surgical Oncology
ACVS approved 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.
The ACVS Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program is currently accepting applications for fellowship training at ACVS-approved training centers. ACVS Diplomates and veterinarians who have completed their ACVS residency are encouraged to apply. Learn more about current training opportunities.
Establishing an ACVS Fellowship Training Center for Surgical Oncology
ACVS Diplomates interested in establishing a training center in surgical oncology at their institution are encouraged to contact the ACVS office (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Laura Selmic (email@example.com), chair of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship Oversight Committee.
Volunteering to serve on the fellowship oversight committees
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.