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January 29, 2020

ACVS Charter Diplomate Robert L. Leighton, VMD, DACVS, passed away on January 22, 2020.

January 17, 2020

New Emeritus Diplomates welcome, list of all Emeritus Diplomates and 2020 Legacy Program events.

January 10, 2020

In 2021, ACVS will offer both the Phase I and Phase II examinations at Pearson VUE test centers.
Phase I will be held April 12 and Phase II will be held February 22.

December 9, 2019

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) is pleased to share that ACVS Diplomates Drs. Sara Colopy and Samantha Morello, and Drs.

December 9, 2019

The ACVS Board of Regents has recognized three new training programs as Registered Residency Training Programs, effective July 1, 2020. Click here for a complete list of currently registered training programs.

November 12, 2019

ACVS welcomes Lucretia DiSanto Jones, communications director, to the team.

November 11, 2019

ACVS recognized Nat White’s long tenure at the 2019 ACVS Surgery Summit. Many thanks to Dr. White for his hard work and longstanding commitment to ACVS’s continuing education efforts. Louise Southwood has assumed the role of CE Director.

November 5, 2019

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) joins the horse racing community in mourning the loss of Mongolian Groom at the Breeders’ Cup Classic this weekend at Santa Anita Park. We invite Diplomates to review the statement released by Breeders’ Cup Ltd. 

October 4, 2019

The Board of Regents has appointed Sabrina Brounts as the new Director of the Resident Credentialing Committee.

August 12, 2019

View of a summary of key takeaways from the first annual survey of residents recently completing training.

July 9, 2019

The ACVS Foundation congratulates the recipients of the 2019 Student Surgical Proficiency Awards. These students have demonstrated exceptional aptitude through initiative, diagnostic skill, dexterity, and perioperative care of animals undergoing surgery.

March 12, 2019

Register now for the Small Animal Thoracoscopy & Advanced Laparoscopy at Colorado State University.

March 12, 2019

Create a lasting legacy---make a deferred gift to the ACVS Foundation and support the advancement of veterinary surgery by including the ACVS Foundation in your estate planning!

March 12, 2019

The Board of Regents has approved the Veterinary Arthrology Advancement Association Education Foundation (VA3~EF) as an ACVS Educational Partner. The Educational Partnership Program was developed as a means by which ACVS and non-commercial CE providers may collaborate to deliver additional high-quality CE to ACVS Diplomates and residents.

March 5, 2019

Chris Adin presented a session during the 2018 ACVS Surgery Summit: Reverse Research Timeline for Resident Publications. Residents and mentors considering publishing their research in Veterinary Surgery to be used toward the ACVS publication requirement should review Dr. Adin’s notes to help meet the credentials application deadline.

February 12, 2019

It is time for all Diplomates to consider nominations for President-Elect and new Regents. This is your opportunity and responsibility to help decide who will lead this organization. This year’s President-Elect candidate should have a small lanimal emphasis. View the criteria and submit nominations online.