Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates

Charge/Objective:

  1. To evaluate the professional competence of graduates of non-AVMA/Council on Education-accredited colleges of veterinary medicine listed by the AVMA, to the benefit of such graduates and of the state and provincial veterinary licensing agencies, and of other concerned parties; and
  2. To allow utilization of ECFVG examinations and other assessment resources to evaluate the professional competence of graduates of AVMA/Council on Education-accredited colleges of veterinary medicine when such utilization is to the benefit of the state and provincial veterinary licensing agencies, and other concerned parties.

Membership, Method of Appointment, and Representation:

The ECFVG shall consist of 8 voting members, one each from the following categories: AVMA Council on Education, Veterinary Members of State Veterinary Licensing Boards, Senior Administrative Executives of State Veterinary Licensing Boards, Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), Government Service, Canadian National Examining Board (NEB), Clinical Practitioners holding an ECFVG certificate, and the public. All members except members representing Senior Administrative Executives of State Veterinary Licensing Boards and the public must be veterinarians.
 
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