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Dr. Marina Ivančić, veterinary radiologist for the Chicago Zoological Society, performs an ultrasound of one of Brookfield Zoo’s bottlenose dolphins. The Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo is the first zoo ever to hire an on-staff board-certified veterinary radiologist and – in an effort to improve the quality of care across the zoological industry – launched a first-of-its-kind radiology consulting service to zoos and aquariums around the world.caption
Jamaal Hall, Veterinarian Techniciancaption
Dr. Adrien Hespel, University of Tennesseecaption
Drs. Le Roux and Seller, Animal Medical Centercaption
3D reconstruction, dog pelvis. caption
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The ACVR provides leadership, innovation and education in veterinary radiology, radiation oncology, and equine diagnostic imaging by:

  • Protecting the public against incompetence in the practice of radiology, radiation oncology and equine diagnostic imaging by conducting investigations and examinations to determine the competence of voluntary candidates for certificates issued by the College.
  • Conferring certification upon candidates who have successfully demonstrated their proficiency in the field of veterinary radiology, radiation oncology and equine diagnostic imaging.
  • Encouraging the development of teaching personnel and training facilities in veterinary radiology, radiation oncology, and equine diagnostic imaging.
  • Providing guidelines and approving residencies, training programs and fellowships in the field of veterinary radiology, radiation oncology and equine diagnostic imaging under consideration by the Council on Education of the AVMA.
  • Advising veterinarians who desire certification in the field of veterinary radiology, radiation oncology and equine diagnostic imaging as to the course of study and training to be pursued.

The ACVR is not an institution of higher education and is not authorized to award degrees or college credit. To learn more about specialization in veterinary medicine, see the American Board of Veterinary Specialties of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Learn more about ACVR members, membership categories, and how we partner with non-radiologists through ACVR Society memberships