American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology

Mission Statement and Objectives

The American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP) is a specialty board recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The primary objectives of the College are to advance the discipline of veterinary clinical pharmacology as a clinical specialty and assure the competence of those who practice in this field by:

  • Establishing requirements for veterinary postdoctoral education and experience for certification in the specialty of veterinary clinical pharmacology.
  • Examining and certifying veterinarians as having met the requirements to be a specialist in veterinary clinical pharmacology.
  • Encouraging veterinary clinical pharmacologists to pursue a program of continuing education for professional advancement throughout their careers.
  • Supporting and promoting education and research and other contributions to knowledge relating to veterinary clinical pharmacology.
  • Enhancing the exchange of new knowledge in veterinary clinical pharmacology.

  • Organizing committees of experts to research and make recommendations to the profession on current problems in veterinary therapeutics.

ACVCP Constitution (new window)
ACVCP Bylaws (new window)