Please note that the Residency Policies & Procedures document is now located on the "ABVO Documents" page, under "ABVO Policies & Procedures". Consult the P&P index to guide you to the appropriate section.

Critical Dates & Deadlines

Certification Process Flow Chart
(pdf) (updated 5/2014)


Evaluations are to be conducted via an online system. Supervising Diplomates and ABVO Residents must submit forms through the online portal. If you are having difficulty signing into the portal, please contact the ABVO office. Relevant details will be posted on this prior to the January 5th due date.

Questions may be directed to the Residency Committee Co-Chairs.

Applications for Universities & Clinics
As of May 10th, 2017, pending residency program application changes, the ABVO residency committee is unable to accept residency program applications until Sept 1st, 2017. Please direct questions to the Residency Committee at: residency16@ACVO.org.

Applications for Prospective Residents
Please reference the Credentials Information page to access this form. This application function is currently handled by the ABVO Credentials Committee.