ABVS - Policies and Procedures

June 2013

PDF of Entire Policies and Procedures of the ABVS - ABVS June 2013 PP.pdf
 

POLICIES OF THE ABVS

 
I. History and Description of the ABVS
 
II. Standards for the Recognition of Veterinary Specialty Organizations
 
III. Standards for the Recognition of a Veterinary Specialty under an Existing Recognized Veterinary Specialty Organization
 
IV. Standards for the Recognition of a Veterinary Subspecialty under an Existing Recognized Veterinary Specialty
 
V. Appeals Procedures
 
VI. Reports of AVMA-recognized Veterinary Specialty Organizations, Veterinary Specialties, and Veterinary Subspecialties
 
VII. Disciplinary Actions
 
VIII. Definitions of Terms Applied to Veterinary Specialization
 
IX. Advertising and Directory Listings
 

OPERATING PROCEDURES OF THE ABVS

 
I. Officers and Duties
 
II. Meetings
 
III. Committees
 
IV. Reports—Review and Approval
 
V. Statement on Integrity
 
VI. Complaints Against a Diplomate of a College/Board
 
VII. Mediation Procedures and Implementation
 
VIII. Descriptions of Specialty Colleges/Boards in the AVMA Membership Directory and Resource Manual
 
IX. Residency Programs
 

FIGURES

 
1. Relationships of Organizational Units in Veterinary Specialization(PDF)
 

APPENDICES

 
A. Suggested Components for Curriculum Vitae(PDF)
 
B. Annual Report Form(PDF)
 
C. Five-year In-depth Report Form(PDF)
 
D. Interim Report Form(PDF)
 
E. Model Language for Procedure for Appeal of Adverse Decisions(PDF)
 
F. Model Language for Request for Special Accommodations for the Certifying Examination(PDF)
 
G. Glossary of Acronyms(PDF)
 
H. Overview of Recognition Process for RVSOs and RVSs(PDF)