The LMU-CVM is seeking qualified applicants for a 3-year Residency Program in Comparative Theriogenology with a bovine focus leading to a Certificate of Residency and Master of Science degree. The goal of the program is to provide advanced training and education for qualification to sit the American College of Theriogenologist’s diplomate board examination. This program provides advanced clinical training and specialization in the diagnosis and treatment of reproductive diseases of small and large animals under the supervision of 3 board-certified Theriogenologists and a PhD Reproductive Physiologist. The resident has the opportunity work with multiple centers of excellence including the Lincoln Memorial University’s College of Veterinary Medicine DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center, the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center and specialty equine reproductive practices in the Lexington, KY area. The resident will work with beef cattle, horses, small ruminants, some dairy cattle and small animals. The resident will have access to a robust case load with state of the art ultrasound equipment, computerized sperm analysis and semen technologies. The resident will be involved in case management and patient care in areas such as breeding management (including artificial insemination, embryo transfer and ovum pick-up/in vitro fertilization), semen cryopreservation, and pregnancy evaluations (including fetal wellbeing and fetal sexing) and fertility evaluation of both males and females.
*DVM or VMD from AVMA accredited college, one year of clinical experience, and willingness to work on all species. Candidates must meet the graduate school requirements for LMU. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or have a Permanent Resident status (green card).