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A wide range of sessions

Attend sessions in cardiology, large animal internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, oncology and small animal internal medicine, PLUS multispecialty topics including business, leadership & communications, education & research, wellbeing and more. Attendees can find tracks specific to veterinary technicians and hundreds of scientific research abstracts on display -- all together in one place. 

Beyond education

Virtual offerings

Limited Livestream, June 15-17 Watch select sessions in the six ACVIM specialties and beyond by accessing the livestream straight from Philadelphia.

Virtual Day, June 28 This one day, interactive event offers live, virtual CE in eight session tracks featuring all new content and live session Q&As with the speakers.

On Demand, June 14-October 31, 2023 Access expert-led sessions and earn even more RACE-approved CE at your own pace. Sessions captured during the live events will be made available in July.




ATTENTION RESIDENTS & CANDIDATES: The Purina Institute and Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health are partnering with the ACVIM to bring Residents and Candidates two exciting educational programs:

Purina Institute is offering the first “Clinical studies: Setting up for Success” program at the ACVIM forum in Philadelphia. This program aims to help residents design and complete successful research projects, encourage future interest in scientific discovery, and enable long-term success as the veterinary thought leaders of tomorrow.

1st, 2nd and 3rd year residents focused in Small Animal Nutrition, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Oncology, Cardiology and Neurology are invited to join this program set to take place at the ACVIM Forum on Saturday, June 17th, from 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm, followed by a social event. Due to the support from the Purina Institute, this program is offered at no cost, meals will be provided and reimbursement for Saturday night accommodation is available.

Further Details will be provided once you are enrolled.

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All active ACVIM Candidates and Residents are invited to attend the TraxVet program which is an investment in your personal and professional success both now and into your future. Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is offering this opportunity to active ACVIM Residents and Candidates. This year’s in-person program will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania prior to the 2023 ACVIM Forum.

The program, meals and one night of lodging will be provided by BIAH on Monday June, 12th in the evening and on Tuesday. 

Further Details will be provided once you are enrolled.  

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Research Report – These lectures are 25-minute presentations comprised of new findings and cutting-edge research in veterinary medicine.

Research Abstract – These lectures are 15-minute oral or poster presentations comprised of new findings and cutting-edge research in veterinary medicine. 


Scientific Sessions – These sessions cover the fundamental principles of disease or a specific area of medicine that is derived from evidence-based reports and other similar sources.

State-of-the-Art (SOTA) – Speakers who are recognized as experts in their field of study or topic areas.


Colloquium Sessions – Short presentations on a specific theme in veterinary medicine.

Expert Round Tables – Small group settings that give attendees the chance to interact one-on-one with veterinary experts. Participation for the round tables are limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Industry Sessions – Educational sessions presented by the ACVIM Industry Partners with information about veterinary products and services impacting the industry.

Knowledge Corners – Quick learning sessions in the Solutions Center for all conference attendees.

Lunch with the Experts – Lunch with a veterinary expert in a small group setting.

Special Interest Groups – Meetings with fellow attendees with a common interest in the veterinary field.

Wellbeing Zone – Short presentations focused on mental wellbeing and helpful tools, for all conference attendees.

Workshops – Short courses that demonstrate the application of skills and principles using animal models, videotapes or slides.


Livestream- A live broadcast for virtual attendees in conjunction with the in-person offerings.

On Demand- Recorded sessions to be played at any time.

Live Virtual- Virtual sessions offered at a specific time on a specific day.







What attendees say

"I come to ACVIM Forum so that I can see what was happening as far as the cutting-edge research, to be able to interact with people who are specialists in things, and to be able to just get that additional insight that you can't really get anywhere else."
"Every year I find multiple pages of things I can use to be a better veterinarian and provide better care. The increased information and care that I can provide always pays for the cost of the conference many times over."

"The detail of the lectures and the quality of medicine that we're seeing and the quality of research that we're learning about is very high."
"The ACVIM Forum provides the most in-depth CE for specialists and active veterinary practitioners."



Technician-focused programs


The ACVIM Forum has been home to The Academy of Internal Medicine Veterinary Technicians (AIMVT) educational program for 20 years. The annual conference is a chance to connect with peers, elevate your knowledge and learn from experts in your field. The 2023 ACVIM Forum marks 40 years of educational excellence and endless opportunities to be part of this milestone celebration. Join us at the must-attend annual conference for specialty veterinary technicians!

"I have a hard time picking what I want to go to because there's so many great things that are available."

"This is where I can get higher level CE that's relevant to me and actually would be new information."
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