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About ACVP

Fostering excellence in veterinary pathology, to protect and improve animal, human and environmental health for the betterment of society, since 1949.

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) is an organization of board-certified scientists that has been setting the standard for veterinary pathology since 1949. By promoting excellence in veterinary pathology, ACVP improves and protects human and animal health for the betterment of society.

2019 Phase II Examination

August 13-15, 2019

The Phase II examination is a one-day examination in veterinary anatomic pathology or veterinary clinical pathology. It is composed of written essays and multiple choice questions assessing the skills and knowledge that a minimally competent pathologist should possess.


Veterinary Pathology Journal

As the official journal of the ACVP, Veterinary Pathology is a forum for original observations on the pathology of natural and experimental disease in animals. The Journal has worldwide distribution and welcomes manuscript submission by all scientists.

ACVP/ASVCP Annual Meeting

November 9-13, 2019

The 2019 Concurrent Annual Meeting will be held at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. 

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9/13/2019 » 9/15/2019
Australian Society for Veterinary Pathology 2019 Conference

10/24/2019 » 10/30/2019
AAVLD/USAHA Annual Meeting

11/9/2019 » 11/13/2019
2019 ACVP & ASVCP Annual Meeting

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