Distinguished Service Award

Distinguished Service Award

ACVIM Distinguished Service Award

The ACVIM Distinguished Service Award is given in recognition of outstanding and dedicated service by an ACVIM Diplomate in a volunteer capacity to the College. Presented annually, recipients have an outstanding record of service to ACVIM either as an elected official of the College, through voluntary service on task forces and committees or as an advocate of the College to the veterinary profession or public. Nominations are accepted annually.

2017 Nominations

Nominations are due by December 16, 2016.
DSA Information
DSA Nomination Form

Past Awards

Past Award Recipients

Mary Rose Paradis, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal Internal Medicine), 2015 Recipient
Dr. Mary Rose Paradis received the award in Denver.
The ACVIM Distinguished Service Award is given in recognition of outstanding and dedicated service by an ACVIM Diplomate in a volunteer capacity to the College. Presented annually, recipients have an outstanding record of service to ACVIM either as an elected official of the College, through voluntary service on task forces and committees or as an advocate of the College to the veterinary profession or public. Nominations are accepted annually.



Eleanor Hawkins, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), 2014 Award Recipient
Dr. Eleanor Hawkins of North Carolina State University received the ACVIM Distinguished Service Award at the 2014 ACVIM Forum in Nashville. 



David C. Twedt, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), 2013 Award Recipient

Dr. David C. Twedt of Colorado State University received the ACVIM Distinguished Service Award at the 2013 ACVIM Forum in Seattle.