Add on Radiation Oncology Programme for ECVDI and ECVIM Diplomates

De facto Membership Application

Moving forward in establishing the specialty of Radiation Oncology in Europe the EBVS has approved an add-on programme for diplomats of the ECVDI and ECVIM on 13th April 2013.

The Radiation Oncology Education and Credentials Committee (ROECC) has been formed and the members are:

Jane Dobson
Randi Drees
Miriam Kleiter
Carla Rohrer Bley

The ROECC has been charged with the following tasks:

↷ Recognition of de facto members

The European Colleges of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) and Veterinary Internal Medicine-CA Oncology are offering an opportunity for interested individuals to apply to become de facto members of the add-on Radiation Oncology Group.

Individuals of the two categories listed below are eligible and invited to apply for de facto recognition to acquire the add-on title veterinary radiation oncologist (add Rad Oncol). These requirements must be met at the date of application.
1. Category 1: Those that are Diplomate ECVIM-CA [Oncol] or Diplomate ECVDI and also have the title Diplomate ACVR Radiation Oncology

2. Category 2: Those that are Diplomate ECVIM-CA [Oncol] or Diplomate ECVDI and:
  1. Have at least seven years of experience in veterinary radiation oncology and are currently active in this field.
  2. Spend at least 50 per cent of their time in radiation oncology.
  3. Have published at least three original articles in refereed journals as first author and at least three additional articles as co-author related to radiation oncology, excluding reviews and proceeding abstracts.

There will be an expectation for successful applicants to actively participate in the ECVDI/ECVIM add-on Rad Onc training programmes and the supervision of trainees.
The application fee of 100 Euro and 300 Euro for applicants in category 1 and 2 respectively is due at the time of submission of the application and payable through the ECVDI or ECVIM web pay optionstreasurer respectively; the fee is non-refundable.

Further information and the application form are available at: and

Closing date for applications is 12th April 2018. 

↷ Recognition of Radiation Oncology training programs and enrolment of trainees

↷ Establishment of radiation oncology as an integral part of both ECVDI and ECVIM-CA colleges

The EVDI conference in Verona 2017 was a great success and featured two radiation oncolgoy keynotes as well as a session on oncological imaging. We are looking forward to the IVRA conference 2018 in Fort Worth that will be held in conjunction with ACVR.

Further meetings focussing or including radiation oncology: (check under congres)

American society for radiation oncology (ASTRO)

There are further interesting meetings coming up later this and in the following year that will be of interest to those working in or endeavoring in the field of radiation oncology in veterinary medicine.

Veterinary cancer society (VCS)

European society of veterinary oncology (ESVONC)

European society for radiotherapy
and oncology and related meetings (ESTRO)

Radiation Research Society

ABOVE: Click the headings for more information - Please follow the individual links to find updated information for the three sections.