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Residency Training

 Welcome to the ACVIM Residency Training Program (RTP)!  You're on your way to advancing your career and becoming an ACVIM Board-certified specialist. Click the specialty area below and you'll find more information about RTPs including approved programs, registration information, forms and other general information. If at any time you have questions, please contact us.

Visit the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Programs for current openings and placement assistance (www.virmp.org).

*Reminder: You MUST register as a Candidate within 90 days of starting an RTP!

Deadlines & Reminders

September 19–20, 2014
ACE Course—Advanced Techniques in Neurosurgery

September 19–21, 2014
ACE Course—SAIM Infectious Disease

October 1, 2014
2015 General Examination registration deadline
Neurology, Oncology and SAIM Credentials (for the 2015 Specialty Examination) due
2015 LAIM Specialty Examination registration deadline
LAIM case reports (1st submission) deadline

December 1, 2014
Neurology, Oncology and SAIM Credentials results available
LAIM case report results (1st submission) available
Cardiology Credentials (for the 2015 Specialty Examination) due

December 15, 2014
2015 LAIM Specialty Examination cancellation deadline for full refund

January 15 & 16, 2015
2015 LAIM Specialty Examination (Las Vegas, NV)

January 30, 2015
Cardiology Credentials results available

February 2, 2015
2015 Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology and SAIM Specialty Examination registration deadline

March 2, 2015
2015 LAIM Specialty Examination results available
LAIM case reports (2nd submission) due*
(*Please note that this date has been moved back one month)
Echocardiography, Catheterization, Education and Summary Logs due

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

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

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