Introducing the Inaugural ACVIM Certification Council

May 17, 2023, 00:00 AM by The ACVIM

We are excited to announce that members of the inaugural ACVIM Certification Council have been approved by the Board of Regents and will begin working together in the coming months.

The Council is responsible for essential certification decisions including oversight of exam, credentials and MOC committees and task forces related to certification. Oversight of residency training programs continues to be the responsibility of the Board of Regents and Residency Training Committees.

View the ACVIM Certification Council Charter and the updated leadership organization chart to learn more about their role and responsibilities, and please welcome the members of the Council!

Specialty Representatives:
  • Cardiology: Darcy Adin, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • LAIM: Kate Echeverria, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)
  • Neurology: Karen Munana, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
  • Nutrition: Chih-Fan Chiang, DVM, MPVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)
  • Oncology: Christopher Fulkerson, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
  • SAIM: Linda Matthewman, BVSc MPhil PhD DACVIM (SAIM) MRCVS DipVetEd FHEA
Public Member: Hyemi Sevening
Certification Liaison: Raelene Wouda, BVSc(Hons) DACVIM(Oncology) MANZCVS(Small Anim Med) BA(Hons)
CEO: Shannon Carter, EdD, CAE
Senior Director of Certification: Nicole Finn, MS
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