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The AAVMC is committed to helping our member institutions participate as fully as possible in the activities and programs of the Council on Education. For answers to questions you may have about the role of academic veterinary medicine in the profession’s accreditation program, please contact AAVMC Senior Accreditation Advisor Dr. Sheila Allen at

COE Standards Revisions Approved

Changes to COE Standards 6 and 9 were finalized in September 2017 after input from academia, private practitioners, and the public was considered. Click here to review a summary of that input and the resulting deliberations and decisions.