Latest News

The 2nd AiCVD examination

We are pleased to announce that AiCVD will hold the 2nd examination for AiCVD diplomate according to the following schedule:

August 27-August 28, 2016
Time and schedule:
 August 27; 13:00-16:00
 August 28; 09:00-12:00
Venue: to be decided (Tokyo, Japan)

Applicants who intend to sit the examination must contact Dr. Toshiroh Iwasaki ( by May 31st, 2016 before they intend to sit the examination.

Diplomate candidates must submit documents by deadlines described below:
1) Submission of CV and letter of Supervisor: May 31
2) Casebook submission: May 31
3) Publication proof of submission: May 31
4) Permission in principal to sit: July 15
5) Case logs and study time confirmation: May 31
6) Payment of application fee: July 31

Qualification for examination of AiCVD specialist

As one AiCVD resident completed a residency program in 2015, AiCVD plans to carry out the 2nd examination for AiCVD specialist in August 2016.

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 the end of May 31, 2016.
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 May 31, 2016.

March 31, 2016
Asian College of Veterinary Dermatology