TABLE 5-7 American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Diplomates by Employment Sector, 2007

Employment Sector Number of ACLAM members Percent of Membership
Academia 370 54
Industry 178 26
Government 116 17
Private Practice 14 2
Other 7 1

DATA SOURCE: ACLAM.

TABLE 5-8 American College of Veterinary Pathology Diplomates by Employment Sector, 2007

Employment Sector Number of ACVP members Percent of Membership
Academia 488 29.5
Industry 500 30.2
Private Diagnostic 142 8.6
Federal 58 3.5
State 33 2.0
Private Practice 61 3.7
Other 119 7.2
Military 34 2.0
Did not designate 233 14.1

DATA SOURCE: ACVP.

TABLE 5-9 Number of Active American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Members, Retirees, and New Diplomates

Membership Category Year
2004 2007 2010
Active 677 686 746
Retired 95 134 153
New Diplomates 17 19 48

Table 5-10 presents data on the numbers of active ACVP members, retirees, and new diplomates. The number of active members in ACVP has not increased markedly. The annual numbers of new board-certified veterinary clinical pathologists remains especially small (17 new diplomates in 2010), despite an annual pass rate that has hovered around 50% for the past five years.



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