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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

ACVSMR brochure coverDownload Our New Brochure

ACVSMR has published a new brochure about the College. Please download our brochure PDF and share with your colleagues.

 

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Call for Abstracts

ACVSMR Annual Educational Meeting, hosted in conjunction with the ACVS Surgical Summit
Friday, October 18, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada

ACVSMR is dedicated to fostering research in sports medicine and rehabilitation topics by once again providing you an opportunity to present the results of your work at our special session at the annual ACVS Symposium. Three (3) equine and 3 canine abstracts will be selected and a honoraria awarded to the winners. Please download the abstract submission guidelines for complete details. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jennifer Brown, CE Committee Chair at dr.brown@floridavetrehab.com. Abstracts will be due January 31, 2019.

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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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Updated Residency Program Guidelines

As of June 2018, the guidelines for our residency programs have been updated. See our Residents page for more details.

 

 

 

 

Advancing knowledge of canine and equine sports medicine and rehabilitation
News
  Assistant/Associate Professor of Equine Medicine (Field Service), Davis, California
   
  Combined Diagnostic Imaging Internship and Residency Training Program in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fort Collins, Colorado
   
  ACVSMR Educational Meeting at the ACVS Surgery Summit, October 26, 2018, Phoenix
   
  Fellowship Posting: Clinical Fellowship in Large Animal Medicine, Surgery and Rural Practice, Corvallis, Oregon
   
  Job Posting: Clinical or Tenure Track, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Equine Field Service, Auburn, Alabama
   
  Job Posting: ACVSMR Equine Specialist, Lummen, Belgium
   
  Job Posting: Experienced Equine Associate Veterinarian, Sydney, Australia
   
  Internship Posting: Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Internship, Annapolis Junction, Maryland
   
  Job Posting: Veterinarian with CCRT or CCRP Certification, Orange Park, Florida
   
  Job Posting: Rehabilitation Technician, Charleston, South Carolina
   
  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
   
  American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Announces New Board-Certified Diplomates for 2018
   
  ACVSMR Achieves Full Recognition
   

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For More Information:   American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, P.O. Box 593, Camas WA 98607   |   info@vsmr.org

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