Published: 16 May 2017 | Last Updated: 18 May 2017 10:28
Diplomate numbers still growing. EBVS currently inclues 26 Colleges, comprising more than 38 distinct specialties with 4345 Diplomates. The number of Diplomates is still growing.
Specialist title. The title EBVS Specialist title European Veterinary Specialist in…. This is the only title permitted and variants such as European Specialist in Veterinary… are not permitted.
Common training framework: EBVS is working on a Common Training Framework, an important framework for all EBVS specialists throughout Europe. This is an important step in recognition of the veterinary specialization in Europe. Read more in (link)
CEO retirement and follow up. EBVS CEO Dimitris Raptopoulos will retire at the end of 2017. The secretariat Areti Kesisoglou will continue to work for EBVS. She looks forward to the new colleague. Applications for the role of CEO are now open and the deadline is 31st July 2017. Read more...
Visibility of Diplomates and Colleges on the EBVS website. All active Diplomates and all Colleges are shown on the EBVS website. Each Diplomate should update their page at least once per annum. It is important that this also includes a professional photograph or other appropriate image. Diplomates can perform these changes themselves or by sending an email to the Secretariat.
AGM agenda input. Each Diplomate can bring issues to the EBVS AGM agenda via their own College. During the AGM there is plenty of room for constructive discussion, led by the Executive Committee.
EBVS by you and for you. In a survey the EBVS asked Diplomates about their perception of the EBVS. Read the results of the survey. The EBVS Communication Committee will plan new actions based on the survey results.
Strategic meeting. In the autumn of 2017 the EBVS is organising a meeting to define and discuss an EBVS strategic plan. Each College will be asked to send one diplomate to this meeting.