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Welcome to the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

OUR MISSION
The American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation advances the art and science of veterinary medicine by promoting expertise in the structural, physiological, medical and surgical needs of athletic animals and the restoration of normal form and function after injury or illness.

We invite you to learn more about American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and our board certification requirements. Veterinarians from all countries are invited to apply for board certification through the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

WHY TO SEEK OUT AN ACVSMR DIPLOMATE
A diplomate of the ACVSMR has completed extensive specialized training in the clinical management and rehabilitation of animals. Whether the goal is to improve a family pet’s quality of life or to keep an athletic horse or dog performing and competing at its best – the diplomates of the ACVSMR are trained to fulfill these needs.

HOW TO BECOME AN ACVSMR DIPLOMATE
To become a diplomate of the ACVSMR, veterinarians must complete an internship (or equivalent) and a 3-year residency training program followed by a rigorous board-certification examination. To learn more about available residency programs, please visit our How to Become Board Certified page.

Announcements

Save the Date for the 2019 Examination

The 2019 examination for board certification will be held February 6-9, 2019 in Fort Collins, Colorado. More details will be posted as they become available.

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Online Residency Applications and Document Uploads Are Available

Our website updates for residents are complete. Please see our updated How to Become Board Certified page and new Residents pages for online submission of residency applications and documents, credentials submissions, examination registration, and associated fees.

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New Residency Program Guidelines

As of July 1st, 2017, the guidelines for our residency programs have been updated as well as the application process. See our Residents page for more details.

 

 

 

 

Advancing knowledge of canine and equine sports medicine and rehabilitation
News
  Job Posting: ACVSMR Board Certified or Residency Trained Clinician, Chicago, Illinois and Commerce, Michigan
   
  Job Posting: Licensed Veterinary Technician, Shoreline, Washington
   
  Job Posting: Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, West Hartford, Connecticut
   
  Job Posting: Equine Associate, San Francisco Bay Area, California
   
  Job Posting: Experienced Small Animal Rehabilitation Professional, Riverhead, New York
   
  Internship Posting: Rehab / Acupuncture Internship, Healing Paws Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
   
  Residency Posting: Small Animal Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
   
  American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Announces New Board-Certified Diplomates for 2018
   
  ACVSMR Achieves Full Recognition
   
  Job Posting: Faculty Position, Veterinary Physiology, Stillwater, Oklahoma
   
  Event: ACVSMR Pre-Summit Laboratories and Lecture Track at the World Veterinary Rehabilitation Summit, July 30-31, 2018, Knoxville, Tennessee
   

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For More Information:   American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, P.O. Box F, Fort Collins CO 80522   |   info@vsmr.org

The American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is an AVMA recognized specialty organization.