Specialty Boards and Colleges

American Animal Hospital Association

12575 Bayaud Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80228

(303) 986-2800

info@aaha.org

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners – ABVP

Mr. Jeff Allen, Executive Director
618 Church St, Suite 220
Nashville, TN 37219

(615) 254-3687

Jallen@XMI-AMC.com

The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners advances the quality of veterinary medicine through certification of veterinarians who demonstrate excellence in species-oriented clinical practice.

American Board of Veterinary Toxicology – ABVT

Dr. Birgit Puschner
University of California
West Health Sciences Drive
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 752-6322

bpuschner@ucdavis.edu

The American Board of Veterinary Toxicology is a group of specially trained veterinarians that strive to inform and educate the public, private practice veterinarians and veterinary medical students about toxicologic hazards to pets, livestock and wildlife.

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Dr. Melvin W. Balk
Executive Director
96 Chester Street
Chester, NH 03036

(603) 887-2467

mwbaclam@gsinet.net

American College of Poultry Veterinarians

Dr. Sherrill Davison
University of Pennsylvania
382 West Street Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

(610) 444-5800 Ext2710

acpv@vet.upenn.edu

The American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology 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 and assure the competence of those who practice in this field.

American College of Theriogenologists

Dr. Charles Franz
Executive Director
P.O. Box 3065
Montgomery, AL 36109

(334) 395-4666

charles@franzmgt.com

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American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists

Dr. Lydia Donaldson, Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 1100
Middleburg, VA 20118

(540) 687-5270

ldonldsn@earthlink.net

The American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia was founded in 1975 to promote the advancement of veterinary anesthesiology and to assist the veterinary profession in providing exceptional service to all animals.

American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

Dr. Bonnie V. Beaver
Texas A&M University
4474 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4474

(979) 845-2351

mail@dacvb.org

American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology

Dr. Albert Boeckh
Merial Limited
3239 Satellite Blvd.,
Building 500 – #258
Duluth, GA 30096

(678) 638-3634

albert.boeckh@merial.com

American College of Veterinary Dermatology

Ms. Alexis Borich, Executive Secretary
5610 Kearney Mesa Road, Suite B1
San Diego, CA 92111

(858) 560-9393

itchypet@aol.com

The ACVD is the official specialty organization accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association in 1982 and charged with maintenance of high standards of postgraduate training in veterinary dermatology. 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

Dr. Armelle de Laforcade
Tufts Cummings School
200 Westboro Road
North Grafton, MA 01536

Armelle.delaforcade@tufts.edu

The objectives of the ACVECC are: To promote advancement and high standards of practice for those individuals involved in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine and to establish requirements and foster development of residency and alternative training programs for post-doctoral education and experience prerequisite to certification in the specialty of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – ACVIM

The ACVIM is the international certifying organization for veterinary specialists in cardiology, large animal internal medicine, neurology, oncology, and small animal internal medicine.

American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Dr. Armelle de Laforcade
Tufts Cummings School
200 Westboro Road
North Grafton, MA 01536

Armelle.delaforcade@tufts.edu

The objectives of the ACVECC are: To promote advancement and high standards of practice for those individuals involved in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine and to establish requirements and foster development of residency and alternative training programs for post-doctoral education and experience prerequisite to certification in the specialty of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – ACVIM

The ACVIM is the international certifying organization for veterinary specialists in cardiology, large animal internal medicine, neurology, oncology, and small animal internal medicine.

American College of Veterinary Microbiologists ACVM

The American College of Veterinary Microbiologists is the specialty organization recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association for Certification of veterinarians with special expertise in microbiology.

American College of Veterinary Nutrition ACVN

The primary objective of the ACVN is to advance the specialty area of veterinary nutrition, and to 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 ACVO

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists promotes excellence in veterinary ophthalmology through advanced training, certification, research and education.

American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine ACVPM

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. This experience will enhance personal skills, expand professional expertise, strengthen the specialty of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and ultimately favorably affect the health of mankind and the animal kingdom.

American College of Veterinary Radiology ACVR

The American College of Veterinary Radiology was founded in 1961 to determine competence of voluntary candidates in veterinary radiology and to encourage the development of teaching personnel and training facilities in veterinary radiology.

American College of Veterinary Surgeons ACVS

The goal of the ACVS Foundation is to inspire and support scientific and educational achievements that will improve surgical healthcare of animals. The Foundation supports innovative proposals from veterinary students, surgical residents and ACVS Diplomates (young investigators, university faculty members and specialists-in-practice).

American College of Zoological Medicine ACZM

ACZM is an international specialty organization recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) for certification of veterinarians with special expertise in zoological medicine. ACZM is responsible for establishing training requirements, evaluating and accrediting training programs, and examining and certifying veterinarians in the veterinary specialty of zoological medicine.

American Veterinary Dental College AVDC

AVDC is the clinical specialist organization for veterinary dentists, recognized by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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