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Did you miss our time at the 2019 Forum in Phoenix, Arizona? Check out or highlights page to get a full recap and start getting excited for the 2020 Forum in Baltimore, Maryland!


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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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Applications are now being accepted for the fall 2019 call for ACVIM Resident Research Grants, as well as ACVIM Fellowships in Advanced Research Training and Advanced Clinical Training. With over $300,000 in funding available annually, submit your application now.

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Managing Your ACVIM360 Subscriptions & Email Notifications

An important discussion regarding the proposal for creating a new ACVIM Specialty in Small Animal Nephrology & Urology (SANU) is taking place. We want to make sure you are informed.  Please make sure you are receiving important emails by following the instructions below:

ACVIM360 allows you to manage community (list serve) discussion notifications in the following format:

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Daily or Weekly Consolidated Digests - If you belong to more than one community, you may consolidate multiple community discussion emails into one daily or weekly email. 
No Email - (THIS OPTION IS NOT SUGGESTED) No email message or digest is sent. You can still access the discussion through the ACVIM360 site.  

To manage your community subscriptions, login and navigate to your profile (upper right hand corner of the page) at Select Community Notifications from the My Account menu. On this page, you can manage your community subscriptions and Manage the subscription type for each community you belong to.


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

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

December 10, 2019

2019 LAIM Specialty Examination cancelation deadline for full refund

January 9 & 10, 2020

2020 LAIM Specialty Examination (Regional Testing Centers)