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AVMA recognized veterinary specialty organizations (RVSO)

Total active board-certified diplomates (as of December 2006) = 8,510

Recognized Veterinary Specialty Organizations (RVSO)

Number of Diplomates*
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) 800
Avian 104
Beef Cattle 11
Canine & Feline 473
Dairy 27
Equine 87
Feline 64
Food Animal 17
Swine Health Management 17
American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT) 94
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) 687
American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV) 260
American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) 320
American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA) 156
American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) 38
American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP) 46
American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) 171
American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC) 203
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) 1,675
Cardiology 138
Small Animal Internal Medicine 875
Large Animal Internal Medicine 410
Neurology 144
Oncology 175
American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) 156
Bacteriology/Mycology 32
Immunology 45
Microbiology 69
Virology 48
American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) 51
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) 271
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) 1,395
Anatomic Pathology 1,174
Clinical Pathology 246
American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) 566
Epidemiology 58
American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) 304
Radiation Oncology 60
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) 1,131
Small Animal 124
Large Animal 67
American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) 97
American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) 89
 

*Some diplomates are certified in more than one specialty or specialty organization.

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