In order to become a Diplomate, veterinary surgeons, known as Residents, must undergo a rigorous training programme in either Large or Small animal surgery, supervised by recognised veterinary specialists e.g. other Diplomates or Professors of Surgery at a number of Universities. More >
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October 15, 2015
Any news or story that might be of interest to our diplomates and residents should be submitted by mid October to the ECVS office.
November 15, 2015
Recertification submission deadline for Diplomates who were recertified the first time in 2011 and for Diplomates having passed their examination in February 2011. Diplomates concerned will receive a reminder sometimes end of summer.
Please note that the feature to submit your recertification files is only active when you are due to submit.
November 17th, 2015 noon GMT
Deadline for abstract submission for the 25th Annual Scientific Meeting in Lisbon! please make sure you have a login to submit your abstract ahead of time. The submission window will be closed at noon GMT - no extension granted!
December 1, 2015
Deadline for Surgeon-in-training grant submission
The ECVS was founded in 1991 and continues to grow each year. More >
The ECVS aims to advance the art and science of veterinary surgery. More >
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Michael Schramme our treasurer has been honoured with the distinguished Service Award last Saturday during the closing session of the 24th Annual Scientific Meeting in Berlin