June 01, 2007

 
EXECUTIVE BOARD COVERAGE

 American Board of Veterinary Specialties manual revised - June 1, 2007

 

posted May 15, 2007
 

At its April meeting, the Executive Board approved revisions to the policies and procedures manual of the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties.

The most notable revision was a clarification that emerging specialty groups submitting a letter of intent have four years after that point to submit a full petition for recognition.

The revised manual is available on the AVMA Web site at www.avma.org/education/abvs/abvs_pp.asp.

The mission of the ABVS is to recognize and encourage the development of recognized veterinary specialty organizations promoting advanced competency in well-defined areas of study or practice categories, to provide the public with exceptional veterinary service.