Publications Committee


The President will appoint or reappoint the Chair every two years. Committee members, in the addition to the Journal Editor, will be appointed by the Chair with approval of the President. The Executive Director will serve as an ex-officio member. The Committee will administer the Journal of the Society and plan other informatic-related activities. The official Journal of the Society shall be entitled Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. It shall be a peer reviewed scientific and educational publication, inviting clinical and research papers which contribute to the knowledge of veterinary emergency and critical care. The Journal will be published on a regular basis. The contents may include:

  1. Scientific articles
  2. Clinical reports
  3. Editorials
  4. Reviews
  5. Abstracts of the annual meetings
  6. Brief communications
  7. Letters to the editors
  8. Advertisement and news items

The Editor of the Journal will be recommended by the President of the American College Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) and approved by the VECCS Board to serve for an unspecified period of time. He/she will select the necessary Editorial Board members from the membership of the Society and/or College. Each scientific article or clinical report will be peer-reviewed for publication by at least two unbiased reviewers selected by the Journal Editor. The purpose of the review process is to ensure the scientific quality of the manuscript meets the high standards jointly established by the Publication Committee, editorial Board and the publisher.

Committee Members

Kenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS
Ithaca, NY
Committee Chair

Steve Epstein
Chris Gray