Maintenance of certification deadline reminder

Diplomates certified by ACVS in 2018 must submit their maintenance of certification (MOC) record to ACVS in CERT by November 1, 2023, 11:59 pm (ET). Diplomates must document a total of 100 activity points. A minimum of 70 activity points must be in the Diplomate’s respective specialty of certification (e.g., small animal surgery or large […]

Continuing Education Needs Assessment

The 2022–2027 ACVS strategic plan has four strategic objectives. One is to focus on excellence in continuing education (CE). In May 2023, ACVS conducted a CE needs assessment survey to determine how to improve the quality of and access to ongoing training for Diplomates and residents. Drawing on survey responses, ACVS is taking deliberate steps […]

2023 ACVS Diplomates’ Annual Business Meeting

The 2023 ACVS Diplomates’ Annual Business Meeting will be held October 12, 11:45 am–12:45 pm, at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville. Diplomates will receive an email by September 28 with additional information and instructions on accessing the business meeting reports. Posted September 12, 2023

Survey findings suggest Diplomates support DEI efforts

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee fielded a Diplomate survey in August 2021 to measure the demographic makeup of the College. Findings were recently published online in JAVMA and suggest that many respondents consider DEI to be an important initiative to promote in the College. Posted September 6, 2023

Now open: 2024 Phase II examination registration and 2023 credentials application

All eligible individuals can submit credentials applications and register for the Phase II examination. Refer to the links below for additional information and note that there are separate deadlines and fees for the credentials application and for examination registration. Credentials Application Credentials applications can now be submitted through CERT.  Detailed instructions about application requirements is […]