A Fellowship in equine internal medicine is offered at the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. The program durations are six-months from January through June and yearlong starting in June. The Fellowship involves working at the McGee Medicine Center under the direct supervision of 6 ACVIM Board-certified internists. The program provides an unparalleled learning experience in a clinical setting that has an annual caseload of more than 2,500 patients. The Fellowship programs represents an exceptional learning opportunity for those who wish to focus on the various challenges of equine internal medicine and gain exposure and experience applicable to many future practice opportunities.
The objectives of the fellowship are to allow the participant the opportunity to gain knowledge on ultrasonography, critical patient care, fluid therapy, antimicrobial therapy and endoscopic procedures all under the direct supervision of an Internist. The Fellow will be expected to share in day-to-day patient evaluation and care and to be responsible for daily elective and emergency duties under the guidance and supervision of a Board-certified internist at the McGee Medicine Center.
Typical cases that Fellows will learn to manage include neonatal foals, broodmares with post-foaling complications (such as hemorrhaging shock and uterine lacerations), high risk pregnancies, and horses with pneumonia, gastrointestinal disorders, renal and hepatic disorders, and neurologic diseases (including acute trauma).
Qualified candidates must be a graduate from a college of veterinary medicine. Applicants are invited to submit a letter of professional interest. The letter should include a statement of career goals and a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation. Applicant’s letters of intent and letters of recommendation should be addressed to Dr. Katherine MacGillivray. Please e-mail information to: Emily Siffert at email@example.com. The six-month fellowship program application deadline is June 15 for the program starting in January. The yearlong fellowship program application deadline is December 1 for the program starting in June.