The ACVS Surgery Summit is more than learning surgical techniques. Excellence in all aspects of surgical case management is critical, and the ACVS Surgery Summit delivers what you need to know for your patients to thrive.
This year's program includes not to be missed -
Keynote Lectures and Round Table Discussions
Led by industry experts, discussing the "how to," diagnosis, techniques, treatments, and management of complications on cellular therapy, surgical oncology, and more.
Designed for the general practitioner, this program delves into the team approach for excellence in surgical case management for wound reconstruction, minimizing surgical site infections, abdominal hernias, small breed medial patellar luxation surgical options, and more.
Eight never offered laboratories including Veterinary Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices in Surgical Practice: The How and Why; Minimally Invasive vs. Open Check & Annular Ligament Desmotomy; and Minimially Invasive Surgery Training for Technicians
The ACVS Surgery Summit is where the best minds in the veterinary community come together to garner the insight, knowledge and intelligence to make better decisions in the evolving world of veterinary surgery.
Founded in 1965, the American College of Veterinary Surgeons is the American Veterinary Medical Association specialty board which sets the standards for advanced professionalism in veterinary surgery.
Following the 2015 certification examination, ACVS includes more than 1,853 Diplomates. Approximately 70 veterinarians earn their Diplomate credentials every year. More than 60 percent of the ACVS Diplomates operate in private and specialty practices that accept cases on a referral basis from primary care practitioners. The remainder are primarily employed by academic institutions and industry where they teach, conduct research, practice in teaching hospitals, and participate in the development of new products and treatments which improve the quality of veterinary and human health care.
The ACVS defines the standards of surgical excellence for the profession, promotes advancements in veterinary surgery, and provides the latest in surgical educational programs. By fostering the highest standards of excellence in veterinary surgery, the ACVS is helping the veterinary profession achieve its goals of providing outstanding service to the public and care to animals.