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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

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Attend the 2016 ACVIM Forum

June 8-11, 2016
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

Register today for the veterinary profession's premier internal medicine continuing education event attracting the best and the brightest in the veterinary industry. Leading practitioners and educators from all over the world ensure leading-edge veterinary internal medicine, strong education programming and unparalleled networking opportunities. Use the code STUDENT16 online to receive a special discounted rate of $25.

Five veterinary students will be selected to receive $500 to help offset travel expenses to the 2016 ACVIM Forum. The student travel award winners will be announced on May 2, 2016. If you are chosen as a recipient of a travel award, the funds will be available for pick up with your registration packet.

The application period is now closed and applications are in review. For more information about the travel award, contact Laurie Nelson at or by phone at 303.231.9933 x101.