American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (www.aclam.org)
The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine advances the humane care and responsible use of laboratory animals through certification of veterinary specialists, professional development, education and research.
American College of Poultry Veterinarians (www.acpv.info)
A veterinary specialty board for veterinarians specializing in poultry medicine, health and management. An annual exam is conducted by the organization to award diplomate status to those qualifying by examination.
American College of Theriogenologists (www.theriogenology.org)
Recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association in 1971, the purposes of the College shall be the advancement of knowledge and competence; undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate education; research; and clinical service in theriogenology
American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (www.acva.org)
The goals of the ACVA include establishing, evaluating and maintaining the highest standards in the practice of veterinary anesthesiology by promoting the establishment of educational facilities and clinical and research training in veterinary anesthesiology.
American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (www.dacvb.org)
The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) is a professional organization of veterinarians who have achieved board-certification in the specialty of Veterinary Behavior. Board-certified specialists are known as diplomates. These individuals work with individual pet owners, other animal professionals, and facilities that care for animals in order to manage behavior problems and improve the well-being of animals.
American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (www.acvcp.org)
The American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP) is a specialty board recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The primary objectives of the College are to advance the discipline of veterinary clinical pharmacology as a clinical specialty
American College of Veterinary Dermatology (www.acvd.org)
The purpose of the ACVD is to advance and promote excellence in veterinary dermatology, oversee postgraduate training in veterinary dermatology, sponsor research, and organize scientific and educational programs for both veterinary dermatologists and general practitioners.
American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (www.acvecc.org)
A specialist in emergency and critical care is a specially trained veterinarian who is dedicated to treating life-threatening conditions. Yes, they do have additional training! They must first be a graduate of a recognized veterinary school, then receive a minimum (or equivalent) of 3 additional years of intense training in emergency, surgery and critical care through completion of an American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC)-approved training program.
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (www.acvim.org)
The mission of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is to enhance animal and human health by advancing veterinary internal medicine through training, education, and discovery.
American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (http://www.acvm.us/)
The American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) is the specialty organization recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association for Certification of veterinarians with special expertise in microbiology.
Veterinary Microbiology includes the fields of bacteriology, mycology, immuno-serology, and virology as they apply to veterinary medical science.
American College of Veterinary Nutrition (www.acvn.org)
The primary objective of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition is to advance the specialty area of veterinary nutrition and increase the competence of those who practice in this field by establishing requirements for certification in veterinary nutrition, encouraging continuing professional education, promoting research, and enhancing the dissemination of new knowledge of veterinary nutrition through didactic teaching and postgraduate programs.
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (www.acvo.org)
The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists® is an organization, not an actual physical location, that has established certifying criteria for ophthalmologists. The College certifies veterinarians in ophthalmology in addition to providing traditional ‘association’ services to those Diplomates, company partners and the public. The ACVO is not an institution of higher education and is not authorized to award degrees or college credit.
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (www.acvp.org)
The ACVP has established strict standards of training and expertise, and offers certifying examinations recognized by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Certification candidates may be examined either in Anatomic Pathology or Clinical Pathology.
The ACVPM challenges fellow veterinarians engaged in public practice to improve the strength and breadth of their knowledge in veterinary preventive medicine by pursuing board certification.
American College of Veterinary Radiology (www.acvr.org)
The ACVR is not an institution of higher education and is not authorized to award degrees or college credit. The mission of the ACVR is to enhance and promote the highest quality of service in diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology, to optimize veterinary patient care, and to advance the science of veterinary radiology and radiation oncology through research and education. Today the ACVR has 458 board-certified veterinary radiologists and radiation oncologists serving veterinary professionals, pet owners and their animals, and is the world’s leading authority in veterinary diagnostic imaging
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (www.acvs.org)
The ACVS defines the standards of surgical excellence for the profession, promotes advancements in veterinary surgery, and provides the latest in surgical educational programs.
American College of Zoological Medicine (www.aczm.org)
The American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) is an international specialty organization recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) for certification of veterinarians with special expertise in zoological medicine.