June 01, 2014

 

 Specialty organizations granted continued AVMA recognition

Posted May 14, 2014

​The AVMA has granted continued recognition to 22 veterinary specialty organizations following a review of reports from each organization by the AVMA’s American Board of Veterinary Specialties.  

The AVMA Executive Board approved the ABVS recommendation to grant official AVMA recognition to the following organizations at the indicated levels: Continued full recognition based on 2013 five-year, in-depth reports—American College of Theriogenologists; American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists; and American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology. Continued full recognition based on 2013 annual reports—American Board of Veterinary Practitioners; American Board of Veterinary Toxicology; American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine; American College of Poultry Veterinarians; American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia; American College of Veterinary Behaviorists; American College of Veterinary Dermatology; American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care; American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine; American College of Veterinary Microbiologists; American College of Veterinary Nutrition; American College of Veterinary Pathologists; American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine; American College of Veterinary Radiology; American College of Veterinary Surgeons; American College of Zoological Medicine; and American Veterinary Dental College. Continued provisional recognition based on 2013 interim reports—American College of Animal Welfare and American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

AVMA recognition is granted at the designated levels for one year, in keeping with the ABVS Policies and Procedures Manual.