Equine Veterinary Internship
Lexington Equine Surgery & Sports Medicine is offering an internship program in Equine lameness, advanced diagnostic services and surgery. This internship program provides one year of advanced clinical training. Minimum qualification includes graduation from a school of veterinary medicine. The selection of interns is made on the basis of academic achievement, career objectives, letters of recommendation, interpersonal skills, clinical skills and pertinent experience.
The intern will be a participant in our practice and under supervision has clinical responsibility for cases assigned to Equine Surgery and Lameness. Under the direct supervision of board certified specialists, the intern examines, conducts diagnostic procedures, and prescribes treatments for patients admitted to Lexington Equine Surgery. The intern will be trained in advanced diagnostic techniques including ultrasound, radiography, MRI & Nuclear Scintigraphy.
Interns will work a Monday through Friday schedule and are on call approximately 1 night and 1 weekend out of every 2. Interns will be provided housing that is located within 10 minutes of the clinic.
The internship program is designed to qualify the individual to enter an approved equine surgical residency training program or to assume a position in a high quality equine private practice.
Justification The Equine internship program provides intensive post-doctoral training in equine surgery with emphasis on lameness evaluations using advanced diagnostic procedures. Upon completion of the internship the candidate will be qualified to apply for an equine residency program or a position as an associate in a high quality equine private practice.
Lexington Equine Surgery & Sports Medicine is a state-of-the-art facility with a high case load that will provide an ideal environment for this internship program.
The internship provides broad clinical exposure in Surgery & Sports Medicine which includes lameness, diagnostics and surgery.
Qualifications Candidates for an internship must have a D.V.M. or equivalent degree.
Duration The internship program shall be of one year's duration.
General Scope and Nature of Training
Applications must contain the following to be considered:
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Individuals are welcome to send applications via mail or e-mail directly to Victoria Schumacher, email@example.com.
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree.