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Approved Journals List - Pre-2020 Residents

This Approved Journals List applies only to residents whose training started on or before June 30, 2020. 

Residents with start dates of July 1, 2020 or after should view the updated Approved Journals List.


American Journal of Veterinary Research
Australian Veterinary Journal
BMC Veterinary Research Journal
Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research
Canadian Veterinary Journal
Equine Veterinary Journal
Frontiers in Veterinary Science
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
Journal of Small Animal Practice
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Journal of Veterinary and Comparative Oncology
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
New Zealand Veterinary Journal
The Veterinary Journal
Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
Veterinary Comparative Orthopedics and Traumatology (Print Edition)**
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology Journal
Veterinary Medicine and Science
Veterinary Ophthalmology
Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound
Veterinary Record
Veterinary Surgery
Veterinary Therapeutics: Research in Applied Veterinary Medicine


Acta Biomaterials
Advanced Healthcare Materials
American Heart Journal
American Journal of Pathology
American Journal of Physiology
American Journal of Surgery
American Journal of Sports Medicine, The
Anatomical Record
Annals of Surgery
Arthritis and Rheumatism
Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
BMC Research Notes
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Clinical Radiology Science
Human Gene Therapy
Journal of Applied Physiology
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Journal of Bone Oncology***
Journal of Cell Biology
Journal of Clinical Investigation
Journal of Experimental Biology
Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Journal of Investigative Surgery
Journal of Orthopaedic Research
Journal of Rheumatology
Journal of Surgical Research
Medical Engineering and Physics
Nature Biotechnology
Neuroscience Letters
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stem Cells & Development*

*Added in fall 2022
**Amended in 2019 to specifiy Print-Edition Only
*** Added in January 2023

Additional journals must be approved by the ACVS Board of Regents. Please refer to the current Residency Training Standards and Requirements document for information on how to have the Board review your request.

Manuscripts must meet requirements outlined in the Residency Training Standards and Requirements. View a sample ACVS Manuscript Evaluation Form, which is used by the Resident Credentialing Committee to see if the manuscript meets ACVS requirements.  Residents may request an early review of their accepted manuscript.  The deadlines for early manuscript reviews are February 1 and August 1 each year.  Please refer to the "Optional Early Review of Publication Accepted in an Approved Journal" section of the Residency Training Standards and Requirements document for more information.