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AVMA recognized veterinary specialty organizations (RVSO)

Total active board-certified diplomates (as of December 2009) = 9,826

Recognized Veterinary Specialty Organizations (RVSO)

Number of Diplomates*
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) 844
Avian 132
Beef Cattle 14
Canine & Feline 459
Dairy 37
Equine 83
Feline 76
Food Animal 21
Swine Health Management 22
American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT) 92
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) 752
American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV) 274
American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) 360
American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA) 185
American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) 46
American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP) 48
American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) 195
American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC) 293
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) 2,109
Cardiology 182
Small Animal Internal Medicine 1,022
Large Animal Internal Medicine 468
Neurology 175
Oncology 240
American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) 158
Bacteriology/Mycology 37
Immunology 43
Microbiology 62
Virology 60
American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN) 54
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) 314
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) 1,592
Anatomic Pathology 1,308
Clinical Pathology 284
American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) 638
Epidemiology 62
American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) 365
Radiation Oncology 71
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) 1,279
Small Animal 248
Large Animal 144
American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) 122
American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) 106
 

*Some members belong to more than one specialty.

Updated 01/10

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