|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.
Credentials Submission for the February 2017 Board-Certification Examinations Is Now Open!
Credentials submission for the 2017 board examination is now open until August 1, 2016. Please review the requirements and download the appropriate form for credentials submission here:
All credentials are due by midnight, August 1, 2016. Please send credentials to email@example.com. Please use the "Pay Credentials Submission Fee" link on the How to Become Board Certified page to pay the credentials submission fee.
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.
Already Had Your Credentials Approved and Now Need to Pay the Exam Fee?
If your credentials have been previously approved and you are ready to take the 2017 examination, please complete the 2017 Examination Application Form and use the “Pay Examination Fee” link on the How to Become Board Certified page to pay the 2017 examination fee. Please do not pay the examination fee if you are just submitting credentials at this time.
2017 Examination Application Form Available
After an applicant submits credentials and receives confirmation that they are approved, an applicant must submit the 2017 Examination Application Form. Please use the "Pay Examination Fee" link on the How to Become Board Certified page to pay the examination fee. Exam applications and payment are due by September 1, 2016 for the February 2017 examinations. Please do not submit the application or payment before credentials are approved.