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Animal Medical Center, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Animal Medical Center at Tokyo University of Agriculture of Technology is accepting applications from qualified individuals for a three-year residency position in dermatology. The residency position is designed to fulfill the requirements of the AiCVD. Applicants must be fluent in Japanese, capable of communicating the information regarding veterinary science in English, have been licensed as qualified veterinarian from Japan government and have completed at least 12-month internship or have equivalent experiences in small animal practice. The resident must be a member of the Asian Society of Veterinary Dermatology.

Applications should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and two scanned copies of the recommendation letters (including recommenders' signatures), and must be submitted electronically to"". The deadline for application is 20th, June 2017.

Program description is found at

Following review of applications, selected applicants may be invited for personal interview.

Contact details:
Koji Nishifuji, DVM, PhD, DipAiCVD
Associate Professor
Division of Animal Life Science
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
3-5-8 Saiwai-cho, Fuchu
Tokyo 183-8509, Japan

The 3rd AiCVD examination

We are pleased to announce that AiCVD will hold the 3rd examination for AiCVD diplomates according to the following schedule:

July 29th - July 30th, 2017
Time and schedule:
 July 29th; 13:00-16:00
 July 30th; 9:00-12:00
Venue: Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan)

Applicants who intend to sit the examination must contact Dr. Toshiroh Iwasaki ( by April 1st, 2017 before they intend to sit the examination.

Diplomate candidates must submit documents by deadlines described below:
1) Submission of CV and letter from the Supervisor: April 1st
2) Caselog, activities and presentation log submission: April 30th
3) Submission of publication proof and five case reports: April 30th
4) Permission in principal to sit: May 31st
5) Payment of application fee: June 30th

Qualification for examination of AiCVD specialist

AiCVD plans to carry out the 3rd examination for AiCVD specialist in July 29th-30th in Tokyo, Japan.

Qualified individuals should satisfy one of the followings;
1. Complete a residency program organized by AiCVD, ACVD, ECVD and Dermatology Chapter of Australia/New Zealand Veterinary Specilists (ANZAS) 2. Complete an alternate root residency program recognized by AiCVD, ACVD, ECVD and/or ANZAS 3. An individual who had submitted an application of AiCVD "de facto specialist" until 2008, but qualification did not meet the requirement at that time, and these will be fulfilled by March 30th, 2017.
In prior to the first examination of AiCVD specialist, candidates whose career may meet #2 or #3 should submit documents to the Examination Committee for a validation.

An applicant should contact the Examination Committee
( . A deadline of the application is January 1, 2015.

January 23, 2017 Asian College of Veterinary Dermatology