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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

Call for Abstracts

ACVSMR Annual Educational Meeting, hosted in conjunction with the ACVS Surgical Summit
Friday, October 23, 2020
Washington, D.C.

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. At least one author must be prepared to register for the conference and be available to present at their assigned time. Each prospective presenting author may submit a maximum of three abstracts for consideration.

Three canine and 3 equine abstracts will be selected for presentation based on the two-step process. An honorarium and single day registration will be provided to each of the winners which may be graduated based on their final rank.

Please download the abstract submission guidelines for complete details. Please direct questions to Dr. Jennifer Brown, CE Committee Chair, at dr.brown@floridavetrehab.com.

Submission Deadline: Midnight Pacific Standard Time, USA, January 31, 2020

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ACVSMR brochure coverDownload Our New Brochure

ACVSMR has published a new brochure about the College. Please download our newest brochure PDF (updated 2/18/19) and share with your colleagues.

 

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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 September 2019, 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
  Job Posting: Assistant or Associate Dean of Hospital Operations, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University
   
  Job Posting: Faculty Position - Small Animals, Munich, Germany
   
  Job Posting: Clinical Assistant / Associate Professor in Equine Field Service, Woodstock, Connecticut
   
  Job Posting: DACVSMR or Board-Eligible Veterinarian, Sydney, Australia
   
  Job Posting: Veterinary Nurse, Sydney, Australia
   
  Job Posting: Veterinarian - Rehabilitation Medicine, New Castle, Delaware
   
  Job Posting: Veterinarian - Rehabilitation Medicine, Kirkland, Washington
   
  Job Posting: Veterinarian - Rehabilitation Medicine, Orange Park, Florida
   
  Job Posting: Sports Medicine / Rehabilitation Specialist, Commerce, Michigan
   
  Job Posting: Sports Medicine Specialist / Experienced CCRT Clinician, Syracuse, New York
   
  Job Posting: DACVSMR or Board-Eligible Rehabilitation Veterinarian, Shoreline, Washington
   
  ACVSMR Business Meeting and Lecture Track at ACVS, October 18, 2019, Las Vegas
   
  American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Announces New Board-Certified Diplomates for 2019
   
  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.