- American College of Zoological Medicine
American College of Zoological Medicine was established in
1983as an internationalspecialty organization of veterinarians with special expertise in zoological medicine.
The ACZM was established to encourage medical research that benefits wild animals. Also it was established to advance competency and scientific progress in zoological medicine, integrate the principles of
ecology, conservation, and veterinary medicineas it applies to wild animals within natural and artificial environments. It sets standards for post-doctoral training and experience and to certify veterinarians as specialists in zoological medicinethrough comprehensive examination.
ACZM became recognized by the
American Veterinary Medical Association, American Board of Veterinary Specialists, and American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. [ [http://www.aczm.org/ American College of Zoological Medicine] ]
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