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December 12, 2017

Invoices for your 2018 dues were emailed in November and mailed in early December. Dues increase if payment is not received or postmarked as of February 1.  Please consider supporting the advancement of surgical care of all animals with a donation to the ACVS Foundation in combination with your dues payment.  Pay online today.

December 12, 2017

Dual Certification is the process for ACVS Diplomates wishing to be certified in more than one species emphasis.

December 5, 2017

Four new training programs have been recognized by the Board of Regents as Registered Residency Training Programs. The ACVS website has a complete list of currently registered training programs.

November 14, 2017

The Board of Regents has created a new position, Director of Certification, to oversee and coordinate all aspects of the College’s certification process. We encourage all Diplomates with relevant experience to consider this opportunity.

November 13, 2017

Learn AO Techniques

October 24, 2017

The 2017 ACVS award recipients were announced at the 2017 Surgery Summit.

October 24, 2017

President-Elect is Spencer Johnston, VMD, DACVS, University of Georgia; large animal Regent is Brett Woodie, DVM, MS, DACVS, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital; and small animal Regent is S. Kathleen Salisbury, DVM, MS, DACVS, Purdue University. 

October 24, 2017

Welcome new committee members.

October 24, 2017

Four additional Diplmates have been accepted as ACVS Founding Fellows in Minimally Invasive Surgery.

May 10, 2017

The Dual Certification Requirements have been updated for Diplomates initiating retraining in 2017. Interested Diplomates must file a Statement of Intent with ACVS. Additionally, the 2017 Dual Certification Application Guidelines are available. Applications are due August 1.

May 9, 2017

ACVS is pleased to announce 15 Founding Fellows in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Learn more about submitting your application for Founding Fellow status in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Open call ends September 30.

April 10, 2017

American Board of Veterinary Specialties soliciting comments on a petition, American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine recognized by the AVMA as a veterinary specialty organization

March 23, 2017

ACVS is honored to welcome 80 new Diplomates to the College.

March 15, 2017

Thank you to the residents and Diplomates who submitted videos highlighting successful surgery stories for the first ACVS video competition for VetSpecialists.com. The Public Outreach Committee three winners from the five entries. 

March 15, 2017

Register now for the small animal basic or advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery Courses offered August 7–9, 2017, at Colorado State University for Diplomates and residents only.

February 14, 2017

New Emeritus Diplomates welcome, list of all Emeritus Diplomates and 2017 Legacy Program events.

February 14, 2017

Dr. Leighton, an ACVS charter Diplomate and ACVS’s oldest living Diplomate, turns 100 years old on February 27, 2017.

February 2, 2017

We are saddened to report that Emeritus Diplomate and past President, Donald L. Piermattei, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017.

January 10, 2017

Recommendations for the 2017 Legends Award, presented at the ACVS Surgery Summit, are due to Foundation Trustees, R. Randy Basinger or R. Reid Hanson by April 1, 2017.

January 10, 2017

It is time for all Diplomates to consider nominations for the 2017 election of President-Elect and new Regents. 

August 10, 2016

ACVECC Veterinary Committee on Trauma-Registry Subcommittee accepting applications for use of data from the trauma registry on a rolling basis through 2017

October 18, 2017

ACVS would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2017 Student Surgical Proficiency Award.  We wish them all the best in their veterinary careers.