The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), is the recognized specialty college responsible for establishing training requirements, evaluating and accrediting training programs, and examining and certifying veterinarians in the veterinary specialties of Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Large Animal Internal Medicine, and Small Animal Internal Medicine.
Founded in 1965, the American College of Veterinary Surgeons is the American Veterinary Medical Association specialty board which sets the standards for advanced professionalism in veterinary surgery.
The ACVS defines the standards of surgical excellence for the profession, promotes advancements in veterinary surgery, and provides the latest in surgical educational programs. By fostering the highest standards of excellence in veterinary surgery, the ACVS is helping the veterinary profession achieve its goals of providing outstanding service to the public and care to animals.
The American College of Veterinary Dermatology certifies veterinarians who have expertise and specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of animals with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, hair ears and nails.
The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Inc.®, advances the quality of vererinary medicine through certification of verterinarians who demonstrate excellence as specialists in veterinary ophthalmology.
The mission of the American College of Veterinary Radiology is to enhance and promote the highest quality of service in diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology, to optimize verterinary patient care, and to advance the science of veterinary radiology through research and education./p>
The aims and objectives of the Society are to advance the art, science, and practice of surgery for the treatment of cancer in animals and people, and to disseminate knowledge to help provide the highest possible standard of surgical treatment for cancer.
VCS was formed in 1976 by a small group of veterinarians who wanted to establish a professional organization dedicated to veterinary oncology. VCS is a non-profit educational organization with nearly 1,000 members including specialists in medical, surgical, and radiation oncology, internists, pathologists, pharmacologists and general practitioners worldwide. VCS helps its members set and maintain the highest standards of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer in animals.
The objective of the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society is to raise the level of patient care for seriously ill or injured animals through quality education and communication programs.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 81,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
The Texas Veterinary Medical Association is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in veterinary medicine and to educating the public about animal health. The association represents the veterinary profession and related industries in Texas
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