Philosophy of Internship: Our internship focuses on general practice, emergencies, surgery, and anesthesia with exposure to reproduction, dentistry, radiology and practice management. The goal of our internship program is to further prepare new graduates for general practice or to gain more experience prior to placement in a residency program. Initially interns will be under direct supervision with a progression to indirect supervision.
Internship Duties: Assist doctors with examination, diagnostics and in hospital patient care. Assist in surgical procedures and anesthesia. Assist in emergency cases after hours. These duties are performed at both Comstock Equine Hospital and Great Basin Equine Hospital. Interns organize the hospital rounds topics and present a grand rounds topic at the end of the year. We will be adding a second intern position for 2020-2021 to accommodate our expanding case load.
Prerequisite Application Process:Applicants should schedule a 1-4 week visit prior to the application deadline. Applicants should hold a DVM/VMD degree prior to their start date. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae/resume, and 3 letters of recommendation DUE BY October 1st.
Additional Information: Comstock Equine Hospital is located just outside of Reno in Pleasant Valley and Great Basin Equine Hospital is approximately 45 min. south in Gardnerville. With close proximity to Lake Tahoe and the Sierra National Forest there is a wide variety of winter and summer recreational activities to take part in during your internship including: road cycling, mountain biking, trail riding, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking, or just relaxing at Lake Tahoe. In Reno there are many events including concerts, community events, and sporting events. We have a minor league baseball team the Reno Aces, UNR Football Team, and an incoming major league soccer team.
Contact Previous Internships: Betsy Lau (betsylaudvm@yahoo,com), Kate Schoenhals (firstname.lastname@example.org), Amanda Plunkett (email@example.com), Christy Copeland (firstname.lastname@example.org), Kelsey Tanner (Kelsey.Tanner@gmail.com), and Alyson Booth (email@example.com ), Ty Blanche (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Internship Coordinator: Dr. Ty Blanche
Internship Coordinator Email: email@example.com
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