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2019 ACVIM Forum Registration

Registration for the ACVIM Forum will open early January 2019 for Diplomates and Candidates.

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Do you want to reach the most qualified job candidates for a position within your institution? The ACVIM online job board is a valuable resource to post job openings and view resumes. Looking for a fresh start? Sign up for our bi-monthly ACVIM jobs emails.

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Important Update

ACVIM360 is now live!

The new ACVIM360 homepage will be a bookmark worthy destination that will be your one stop shop for ACVIM news. On the home page, visitors will be able to see the latest discussion posts and recently shared files from the Communities.  You'll also be able to stay up to date with the latest ACVIM announcements and upcoming industry events!

The ACVIM360 is your resource to ask questions of your professional  peers in the form of discussion posts. It will also be your opportunity to share your knowledge by helping others with their questions, providing your opinion, or even sharing digital resources in the community's online library. Whether you have many years of experience, or you are just starting out in the veterinarian profession, ACVIM360 will give you the chance to be part of a discussion.

To get started, visit the to learn more about the site, the various features, and other important information.


The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of animals and people through education, training and certification of specialists in veterinary internal medicine, discovery and dissemination of new medical knowledge, and increasing public awareness of advances in veterinary medical care.

The ACVIM is the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) - recognized veterinary specialty organization™ for cardiology, large animal internal medicine, neurology, oncology, and small animal internal medicine.
The ACVIM undergoes a comprehensive evaluation by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS) every three years to ensure that we are maintaining the required standards in our certification process.

Our Mission 

The mission of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is to enhance animal and human health by advancing veterinary internal medicine through training, education, and discovery.

Deadlines & Reminders

August 30, 2019

LAIM Credentials results available

October 1, 2019

2020 General Examination registration deadline
2020 LAIM Specialty Examination registration deadline
LAIM Clinical Writing Assessments (1st submission) deadline
LAIM Case Reports (1st submission) deadline
Neurology, Oncology & SAIM Credentials (for the 2020 Specialty Examination) due

December 2, 2019

LAIM Clinical Writing Assessment results (1st submission) available
LAIM Case Report results (1st submission) available
Neurology, Oncology & SAIM Credentials results available
Cardiology Credentials (for the 2020 Specialty Examination) due