Proposed Changes to Accreditation Standards, February 2016

​Comments sought by March 4, 2016

The Council on Education annually reviews four standards in depth to ensure that the Standards of Accreditation meet the needs of the profession, students enrolled in colleges offering veterinary medical educational programs, and society. The Council recently reviewed Standards 3, Physical Facilities and Equipment; 4, Clinical Resources; Standard 5, Information Resources; and Standard 6, Students.
The Council has proposed revisions for the following Standards: 3, Physical Facilities and Equipment; 4, Clinical Resources; 5, Information Resources; and 6, Students. Below are the proposed revisions to these standards (additions are underlined, deletions are struck through)
Written comments regarding Standards 3, 4, 5, and 6 and the proposed changes must be postmarked by (or e-mailed no later than) March 4, 2016. All comments will be forwarded to the AVMA Council on Education for consideration. Mail comments to Millie Maresh, Administrative Assistant, AVMA, 1931 N. Meacham Rd, Ste 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360; e-mail