Press Room

Press Room

Press Room

The ACVIM offers reporters, editors and other media professionals up-to-date access to information and news from the leading college for veterinary internal medicine.

Public Information



The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) have together launched VetSpecialists.com as an education and awareness resource for animal owners. The new website is one of the most comprehensive searchable databases of board-certified veterinary specialists worldwide, enabling animal owners to find local specialists for potential consultations, and to bolster the triad of veterinary care to best care for their animals.

Several board-certified veterinary specialists around the country, with varying specialties, are available to discuss the features of VetSpecialists.com along with case studies that exemplify the success of the triad of veterinary care. Please contact Shannon Stevens at Fetching Communications to arrange a phone or in-clinic interview at Shannon.Stevens@fetchingcommunications.com or (877) 703-3824, ext.107.

2018 ACVIM Forum

Members of the press are invited to attend the 2018 ACVIM Forum in Seattle, Washington June 13-16. Details about registration and media credentials will be provided later.

Press Events

Each year, the ACVIM holds a special event during the ACVIM Forum called Animal Survivor. Media representatives are encouraged to attend this one hour event, which features several stories about animals who have overcome life-threatening illnesses because of treatment by a Board-certified ACVIM Diplomate, along with the help of their owners and a general practitioner. See Press Contacts for contact information.