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A Clinical Pathologist (pptx file)

The American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Benefits of ASVCP Membership include access to training materials such as:

  • Chemistry case bank
  • Monthly online rounds
  • Annual mystery slides

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Learn more about careers in Veterinary Pathology 


Training Programs

To see current open training opportunities, visit the Career Center and select Training under the category search field

Training programs in veterinary clinical pathology traditionally consist of at least three years of dedicated post-veterinary specialty training. Some training programs include graduate study (MS or PhD) as a required or optional combined program. The following institutions have supported residency training programs in the past. To add or modify training institution information, please contact us ( 

To see current training opportunities, visit the Career Center and select Training under the category search field. 


Other Educational Opportunities & Awards

  • ASVCP committee grants
    Committee grants are awarded to ASVCP committees on an annual basis by the Executive Committee and applicants are selected by the overseeing committee. 
    Previous Resident Externship Opportunities included:
    • Regulatory Affairs Committee - Resident Externships in Industry
    • Education Committee - Resident Externships in Academia
    Details about annual opportunities are posted annually. Opportunities for 2020 are TBD.

Certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists

The ACVP Certifying Examination is a two-phase process that candidates must pass in order to be certified as Diplomates in veterinary clinical (or anatomic) pathology. 

More about the ACVP

More about the ACVP Certifying Exam

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