Twenty-eight new diplomates were welcomed into the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care after successful completion of the certification examination held Sept. 14-16, 2008, in Phoenix. They are Drs. Carsten Bandt, Gainesville, Fla.; Yekaterina Buriko, New York; Amy Butler, Columbus, Ohio; Yonaira Cortes, Mahwah, N.J.; Michael Ethier, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; Robert Goggs, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom; Eileen Hackett, Fort Collins, Colo.; Kelly Hall, Saint Paul, Minn.; Tara Hammond, Roslindale, Mass.; Marie Holowaychuk, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; Karen Humm, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom; Gregory Lisciandro, San Antonio; Kathryn Long, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Susan Meeking, Berkeley Heights, N.J.; Reid K. Nakamura, Honolulu; Mauria O'Brien, Champaign, Ill.; Nathan Peterson, New York; Catherine Rogers, Newton, Mass.; Michelle Savigny, Battle Ground, Wash.; Lisa Smart, Alderley, Queensland, Australia; Emily S. Southward, Los Angeles; Allison Stewart, Auburn, Ala.; Brett Tennent-Brown, Athens, Ga.; Lisa J. Thompson, Basalt, Colo.; Caroline Tonozzi, Aurora, Ill.; Raegan Wells, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Janelle Wierenga, Seattle; and David Wong, Ames, Iowa.