About ACE

Courses are designed specifically and offered exclusively for 1) ACVIM, ECVIM, ECVN, and ECEIM Diplomates and ACVIM Associates in good standing, and 2) ACVIM, ECVIM, ECVN, and ECEIM Candidates actively pursuing Board certification (active pursuit is defined as progress towards certification such as participation in a residency program, preparing case reports, writing Board examinations, etc.)

Advanced Continuing Education (ACE) Courses

Additional details for upcoming courses will be updated, as they become available.

Advances in Small Animal Respiratory Imaging
August 2-4, 2018
Oquendo Center

Las Vegas, NV

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Neurology: Advanced Techniques in Intracranial Surgery
August 24-25, 2018
Oquendo Center
Las Vegas, NV

LAIM: Boot Camp
October 11-14, 2018
Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

Current Concepts in the Etiopathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Disorders of the Dog and Cat

October 26-27, 2018
Denver, CO

SAIM Cardiology: Advanced Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Treatment
Dates: TBD
Location: TBD



Equine Cardiology 
January 18-20, 2018
Oquendo Center
Las Vegas, NV


Key Topics in Interventional Cardiology  
December 8, 2017
Oquendo Center
Las Vegas, NV

Large Animal Candidate Boot Camp
October 12-15, 2017
Michigan State University (MSU) Veterinary Medical Center
East Lansing, MI

SAIM: Immunology/Hematology
October 6-7, 2017
Oquendo Center
Las Vegas, NV

Key Topics in Interventional Cardiology
September 9, 2017
University of Pennsylvania 
University City
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Advanced Techniques in Neurosurgery
August 25-26, 2017
Oquendo Center
Las Vegas, NV


Submit A Course Topic

Interested in Submitting a Topic?

ACVIM Diplomates are welcomed to submit topics of interest to the ACE Committee to review.  Please contact ACE@ACVIM.org with questions.

Sponsor An ACE Course

Interested in Sponsoring an ACE Course?

Sponsoring an ACE course is a great opportunity to engage with a very targeted audience of ACVIM Diplomates in a small setting where one-on-one relationships can be established. Learn More.