The mission of the ACVR is to promote excellence in patient care by providing leadership, innovation, and education in veterinary diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology
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.
Jamaal Hall, Veterinarian Technician
Dr. Adrien Hespel, University of Tennessee
Drs. Le Roux and Seller, Animal Medical Center
3D reconstruction, dog pelvis.
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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.