Other CE

ACVS maintains a list of current veterinary surgery-related continuing education events. Those interested in posting an event or organization on this page are asked to contact All submissions are subject to approval. Approved submissions will be posted online within five business days. The following criteria must be met to be eligible for inclusion:

  1. Event must be presented by a non-profit organization.
  2. Event must be RACE approved or approved by individual state boards of veterinary medicine.
  3. Event dates and content must not conflict with ACVS continuing education offerings: Future ACVS Surgery Summit Dates.

Continuing education opportunities from ACVS Educational Partners, including webinars and courses, can also be found here.


American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) offerings

The following two ACVIM courses are open to ACVS Diplomates and residents.

Clinical Communication Workshop for Specialists and Candidates

This course is offered to review and strengthen communication, perhaps the most used tool in veterinary medicine. Registrants will navigate challenging communication scenarios with the guidance of communication subject matter experts for an individualized and practice.  The course includes a three-part series designed specifically for veterinary specialists and specialists in-training. Prepare to be equipped with a range of tools that can be used to improve communication and interpersonal interactions with clients and co-workers.

  • On Demand: August 1–19, 2023
  • Live Virtual: August 20–22, 2023
  • In Person: September 8–10, 2023

Up to 17.5 hours of non-medical continuing education credit for the full workshop are offered. For the full workshop, the non-member Diplomate rate is $1200, and the resident rate is $600. For the on-demand only course, the non-member Diplomate and resident rate is $235.

Those unable to attend the live options may register for on-demand access only. Please contact ACVIM at with any questions. Register now.


Novel Oncology Therapeutics: Targeting Hope, August 25, 2023

This virtual course offers an intensive, data-based discussion of immunotherapies, personalized medicine offerings, and combination therapies currently available or on the horizon for veterinary cancer patients.

The program includes several speakers with diverse clinical and research-based backgrounds providing updates on the successes, potential opportunities, and challenges of clinical integration of these therapies. Sessions are in the form of short informational lectures and panel discussions with significant Q&A opportunities to provide an in-depth discussion of this high-interest topic in veterinary oncology.

Registrants unable to attend the live virtual course on August 25 will be able to access the course on-demand for viewing anytime beginning in September. Learn more about this course and meet our expert speakers here. Please contact ACVIM at with any questions.