ACVR Examination

December 2019 Radiology Preliminary and Certifying Examination Retakes

Preliminary Exam Retake

Certifying Exam Retake

  • December 3rd and 4th, 2019
  • No Application required
  • Oquendo Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • Pay Registration Fee - $1,200.00. (Deadline: October 31, 2019)
  • Contact Dr.John Mattoon, Examination Director <[email protected]> or Stephanie Nykamp, Assistant Examination Director <[email protected]> with any questions.

October 2019 Equine Diagnostic Imaging Certifying Examination

September 2019 Radiology Preliminary and Certifying Examination Applications - CLOSED

  • Radiology Preliminary and Certifying Examinations will be given online at testing centers in September of each year.
  • The Preliminary Examination is taken one year prior to the Certifying Examination.
  • The application/reapplication and fee payment deadline for the September 2019 Radiology Preliminary and Certifying Examinations is January 31, 2019.
  • See Radiology Exam Applications/Downloads in the right sidebar for applications and objectives.
  • See the examination applications themselves for instructions on how to pay examination fees.
    • ECVDI Diplomates are required to join one or more of the ACVR Societies to take the ACVR examinations so that they are in our system ($25 each for the Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, and Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Societies and $30 for the CT/MRI Society).
    • ECVDI Diplomates need to pay Society dues only to join an ACVR Society since they already receive the Journal. See the section pertaining to ECVDI Diplomates on the Join an ACVR Society page.
    • ECVDI Diplomates who do not belong to an ACVR Society should contact the ACVR Webmaster using the Contact Us email form for a special link to pay only Society dues to avoid a duplicate Journal subscription.

September 2019 Radiation Oncology Certifying Examination Application - CLOSED



The American College of Veterinary Radiology administers the Radiology and Radiation Oncology Board Certification Examinations. These examinations are designed to:

  • Protect the public against incompetence in the practice of radiology and radiation oncology by conducting examinations to determine the competence of voluntary candidates for certificates issued by the College,
  • Confer certification upon candidates who have successfully demonstrated their proficiency in the field of veterinary radiology or radiation oncology.

An ACVR Diplomate (Board-Certified Radiologist or Radiation Oncologist) is a veterinarian who has received advanced training in radiology and/or radiation oncology and has passed the American College of Veterinary Radiology Board Certification Examination in one or both specialties.