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AVMA recognized veterinary specialty organizations (RVSO)

Total active board-certified diplomates (as of December 2008) = 9,305*
Recognized Veterinary Specialty Organizations (RVSO) Number of Diplomates*
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) 831
Avian 129
Beef Cattle 13
Canine & Feline 453
Dairy 36
Equine 80
Feline 77
Food Animal 21
Swine Health Management 22
American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT) 94
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) 718
American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV) 270
American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) 342
American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA) 170
American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) 45
American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP) 48
American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) 187
American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC) 263
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) 1,894
Cardiology 164
Small Animal Internal Medicine 969
Large Animal Internal Medicine 449
Neurology 161
Oncology 224
American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) 163
Bacteriology/Mycology 35
Immunology 46
Microbiology 63
Virology 59
American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) 53
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) 319
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) 1,524
Anatomic Pathology 1,275
Clinical Pathology 284
American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) 607
Epidemiology 60
American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) 338
Radiation Oncology 68
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) 1,228
Small Animal 208
Large Animal 120
American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) 112
American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) 99
 

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

Updated 1/09

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