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What is a Residency Programme?
A European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) - approved Residency Programme is designed to provide in-depth training in veterinary dermatology, combining related basic and applied sciences and clinical dermatology.This will allow a qualified veterinarian (the Resident) to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the dermatological conditions of domestic animals, enabling them to meet the training requirements of the ECVD Credentials Committee. Once the requirements have been fulfilled, the resident will be able to sit the ECVD Diploma Examination and by passing this examination become a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology.
How to become an ECVD Resident
Any veterinarian wishing to undertake a residency training programme must:
- Have completed a minimum 1 year, recognized internship of flexible rotating clinical training in veterinary medicine beyond the professional degree or as an equivalent to a rotating internship, clinical experience of at least two years in general practice will be accepted
- Have a satisfactory moral and ethical standing in the profession and the community.
All residency programmes must be approved by the ECVD Education Committee and are subject to current College guidelines.
Available candidates are recognized as potential applicants for open residency positions. Verification of required preconditions to become an ECVD resident is obliged to each mentor´s responsibility.
Two types of Residency are available: Standard (formalised) residencies, which are usually associated with an academic institution or ECVD Diplomate in practice, and alternate route residencies, wherein the resident arranges his training within specified guidelines.
Fill in the form linked below, select your location(s) and mentors will contact you as soon as a residency position is available for you!
The 31th Annual Congress - Liverpool UK
We are very proud to invite you to the 31th ESVD - ECVD Annual Congress 2019 in Liverpool.
The 9th WCVD - Sydney
Join us at the 9th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology in the friendly, vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Sydney.
The 30th Annual Congress - Dubrovnik Croatia
We are very proud to invite you to the 30th ESVD - ECVD Annual Congress 2018 in Dubrovnik in Croatia.
The 29th Annual Congress - Lausanne Switzerland
We are very proud to invite you to the 29th ESVD - ECVD Annual Congress 2017 in Lausanne, Olympic capital, located on the shore of Lake of Geneva in Switzerland.
The 28th Annual Congress - Krakow / Poland
From the 24th till the 26th of September 2015, the 28th Annual Congress of the European Society and College of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD-ECVD) was held in ICE Krakow.
The 8th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology - Bordeaux
Welcome to WCVD8, the 8th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology to be held in Bordeaux, France, from May 31st to June 4th, 2016!
Please feel free to contact the ECVD via contactform on the website. If you are a pet owner and have questions or seek professional advice regarding your pet, contact a local veterinary.