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|ACVPM-Certified Training Programs|
The training programs listed below have attained ACVPM recognition and certification by demonstrating how the didactic courses (training) and clinical experiences (experience) prepare candidates for the ACVPM Board Certification Examination. Application for review of a residency/training program in veterinary preventive medicine and public health leading to ACVPM certification should be prepared in the format outlined in the Training Program Standards and Criteria in the document "SOP for Certification of Formal Training Programs in Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Public Health".
The Model Curriculum was developed by the ACVPM Continuing Education and Examinations Committees to be used as a guiding document for academic institutions seeking ACVPM-certification of new preventive medicine training programs, or re-certification of existing training programs
The University of Minnesota Veterinary Public Health Residency
The University of Minnesota’s veterinary public health (VPH) residency program, through the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety, is a two-year residency designed for early to mid-career veterinarians to gain specialized training in veterinary public health practice.
Over the course of the VPH residency, residents are assigned to a variety of projects and activities with an eye toward providing experiences across the full spectrum of teaching, research, and service. They work in close collaboration with the university’s public health faculty advisors as well as their VPH residency mentors. Residents concurrently pursue a Master’s Degree in Public Health through the School of Public Health.
UMN Initial Certification 2002
· Most recent re-certification: January 2017
· Due for re-certification: January 2022
More information can be found at the University of Minnesota website.
The Ohio State University Veterinary Public Health Specialization
The Ohio State University’s Veterinary Public Health specialization is an option within the Master of Public Health degree program created through a collaborative effort between the College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Public Health.
OSU Initial Certification 2010
· Most recent re-certification: 2015
· Due for re-certification: January 2020
More information can be found on The Ohio State University website.