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Is Veterinary Specialty Medicine in Your Future?

Join the ranks of Board-certified veterinary specialists that have risen to the very highest levels of the profession.

Achievement of ACVIM Board-certification status puts you in an elite category of dedicated veterinarians who advance the science of veterinary internal medicine though personal commitment, experience, and knowledge. ACVIM supports its Diplomates by taking them as far as they want to go. Further your passion and knowledge in your chosen field as a Board-certified Diplomate and veterinary specialist in the fields of:

  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Large Animal Internal Medicine
  • Small Animal Internal Medicine

Learn the steps to Board-certification

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Deadlines & Reminders

May 1, 2015
LAIM case report results (2nd submission) available

May 4, 2015
2015 General Examination & 2015 Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology and SAIM Specialty Examination cancellation deadline for full refund

May 31 & June 1, 2015
2015 Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology and SAIM Specialty Examination (Indianapolis, Indiana)

June 2, 2015
2015 General Examination (Indianapolis, Indiana)

June 3–6, 2015
2015 ACVIM Forum
Indianapolis, Indiana

July 1, 2015
LAIM credentials (for the 2016 Specialty Examination) due

July 17, 2015
2015 General Examination & 2015 Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology and SAIM Specialty Examination results available

August 21-22, 2015
Advanced Techniques in Neurosurgery Offered by ACVIM Neurology in Las Vegas, NV

September 18-20, 2015
SAIM Ultrasound Course in Las Vegas, NV

October 9-10, 2015
SAIM Clinical Cardiology Course in Las Vegas, NV

January 14 & 15, 2016 
2016 LAIM Specialty Examination (Las Vegas, NV)

January 12 & 13, 2017
2017 LAIM Specialty Examination (Las Vegas, NV)

January 11 & 12, 2018 
2018 LAIM Specialty Examination (Las Vegas, NV)

January 10 & 11, 2019
2019 LAIM Specialty Examination (Las Vegas, NV)