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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.

New Guidelines Available for Practice Experience and Traditional Residency Training Programs!
Over the past 8 months, the Credentials and Residency Committee, with guidance from the Board of Directors, has created new guidelines for the ACVSMR Practice Experience Residency Training Program as well as fine-tuned the guidelines for the Traditional Residency Training Program. These revised guidelines produce programs of excellence in sports medicine and rehabilitation for both canine and equine clinicians.

Please see the How to Become Board Certified page for more information about the Practice Experience Residency Training Program and the Traditional Residency Training Program paths to board certification.

If you are ready to begin a training program, please click on the link provided in each section to complete an online application.

 

2017 Examination Information

Rubrics and Reading Lists
Rubrics and reading lists for the 2017 examination can be found on the How to Become Board Certified page.

2017 Examination Instructions
Please see the 2017 Examination Instructions for detailed information about the 2017 board-certification examination.

 

Advancing knowledge of canine and equine sports medicine and rehabilitation
News
  Internship/Residency Posting: Combined Diagnostic Imaging Internship and Residency Training Program in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
   
  Residency Posting: Small Animal Private Practice Residency in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Twin Cities Animal Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Clinic, Burnsville, Minnesota
   
  Residency Posting: Small Animal Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
   
  Internship Posting: Small Animal Sports Medicine Research Internship, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
   
  Job Posting: Staff Veterinarian, Physical Rehabilitation, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
   
  Event: September 29-October 1, 2016, First Canadian ISELP 3-Day Module, Langley, BC, Canada
   
  News: Research Opportunity: ToeGrips
   
  A New and Improved Practice Experience Pathway
   
  Read Abstracts from the Veterinary Orthopedic Society Conference
   
  Dr. Bess Pierce Named 2015 Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year
   
  Special Announcement: Blinded, Controlled Clinical Trial Comparing Regenerative Medicine Therapies to Treat Tendon Injury in Dogs
   

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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.