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Welcome Veterinary Students!

Consider expanding your career by becoming an ACVIM veterinary specialist. You can learn more about exciting opportunities in internal medicine by joining an ACVIM student chapter, attending the ACVIM Forum and exploring animal owner pages on this website.

Since 1972, the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) has been advancing the practice of internal veterinary medicine through the exciting and innovative work of ACVIM Board-certified specialists. The ACVIM is a veterinary specialty college that provides education, residency training and certification of internal medicine specialists (called Diplomates).

The college establishes requirements, evaluates and accredits residency training programs, and handles examinations and certification for veterinarians in five specialties.

Large Animal Internal Medicine
Small Animal Internal Medicine

Complete the interest form! You’ll be entered in a drawing to win two free hotel nights at the 2015 ACVIM Forum in Indianapolis June 4-6. Deadline is April 13th and drawing is limited to Forum attendees.

Come visit the ACVIM in Booth #326 at the SAVMA Symposium in Minneapolis March 19-21! 

Student Resources

1. 2015 ACVIM Forum Student Registration Form

2. Student Chapter Information

3. Board-certification Information

4. Residency Training

5. Student Chapter Forms

6. Chapter Advisor Guidelines

7. Certificate of Clinical Excellence Award Winners

Veterinary Student Travel Awards-2015 ACVIM Forum

Ten veterinary students will be selected to receive $500 to help offset travel expenses to the 2015 ACVIM Forum. Applications are now closed and the student travel award winners will be announced on April 1, 2015. If you are chosen as a recipient of a travel award, the funds will be available for pick up with your registration packet. For more information about the travel award, contact Laurie Nelson at or by phone at 303.231.9933 x101.

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2014 award winners included:

Juliet Frances Armstrong—The Ohio State University      
Maggie Canning—Auburn University                      
Amanda Marie Jurkoshek—The Ohio State University
Benjamin Lee—Mississippi State
Beth Nicole Licitra—Cornell University
Jaya Mohini Mehra—University of California Davis
Carolyn Just Nye—St. George's University
Nadia Talal Saklou—Colorado State University
Victoria Meagan Shorter—North Carolina State University
Kristen Berna—Iowa State University