Chilean Society of Traumatology and Veterinary Orthopedics SOCHITOV
The Chilean Society of Traumatology and Veterinary Orthopedics (SOCHITOV) was founded on May 27, 2011.
The statutes and regulations that currently govern it were accepted by the unanimity of the Veterinarians present at the meeting specially cited for that opportunity, the Day July 22, 2011.
The fundamental mission of the society is to bring together all veterinary doctors who are enthusiastic about osteoarticular and musculoskeletal surgery, both of the smallest and largest animals, and whose goal is to obtain the degree of specialist in Traumatology and Veterinary Orthopedics.
In order to achieve this goal, the society will offer, in a period of two years, from the date of its foundation, talks and clinical discussions, in order to level the knowledge in the discipline among the partners partners, who complying with the Regulations (The Statutes and Regulations can be found on the same website), they will be able to give an examination of knowledge before a commission of Veterinarian Doctors of the American College of Veterinary Surgeon (ACVS) and of the European College of Veterinary Surgeon (ECVS) Which when approved will grant them the degree of specialists in the area.