This position is posted on the Veterinary Internship & Residency Matching Program at: http://www.virmp.org.
The main objective of this three-year program is to help the resident achieve eligibility for the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Progress will be reviewed annually by the resident’s Committee, which must approve annual reappointment. Continuance is based upon performance.
Broad training in equine surgery will be provided. A minimum of 80 hours will be devoted to rotations in internal medicine, clinical pathology, radiology and anesthesiology. Providing clinical service/patient care and clinical instruction to third- and fourth-year veterinary students will occupy a significant amount of time. Two seminars will be presented annually to faculty and students. There will be participation in daily case rounds and weekly resident rounds.
The resident will be encouraged to take academic courses leading to an Master of Science degree in a related field. A residency committee will guide the candidate in development of the Master of Science Program. The resident will be required to participate in research programs and encouraged to prepare one first-author manuscript for an approved, refereed, scientific journal based on the results of his/her research.
The resident will have the option to take academic courses leading to a Master of Science degree in a related field. The resident will be required to participate in research and encouraged to prepare one first-author manuscript for an approved, refereed, scientific journal based on the results of his/her research and requirements of the ACVS.
Residents will be allowed 8-12 weeks a year off of clinics to complete course work, do research, perform independent study, and to complete the ACVS required hours in Internal Medicine, Anesthesia, Radiology and Pathology.
Further information may be obtained by contacting:
Dr. Joanne Kramer, Diplomate ACVS
Teaching Professor, Equine Surgery
Phone: (573) 882-3513