Ocean State Equine Associates located in Rhode Island is an ambulatory practice with a growing hospital case load. We are looking for equine veterinary externs for the upcoming year. There are six full time veterinarians, an intern and a lameness/sports medicine fellow to work with during your externship. OSEA has a board certified surgeon and equine internal medicine specialist. OSEA serves a diverse population of patients, ranging from the competitive sport horse to the beloved pet. We provide ambulatory service to all of Rhode Island, eastern Connecticut and the surrounding Massachusetts areas. As one of the largest practices in southern New England, we provide ambulatory, outpatient and surgical services for approximately 5,000 cases per year. Our mission at Ocean State Equine Associates is to provide high quality veterinary medicine care to our equine patients. This care will always be provided with respect and compassion for both out patients and their owners. Above all, we will hold ourselves to the highest ethical and professional standards.
The extern assists the intern/fellow with daily hospital patients treatments in the morning. The extern will rotate daily with each doctor and get to learn from all the veterinarians at OSEA. The extern will be able assist with cases in lameness, internal medicine, surgery and ambulatory medicine. The extern will have the opportunity to assist the on-call doctor with after hour emergencies. We believe in the importance of allowing for hands on learning experiences and involving the extern in the cases we see. The extern will be able to participate in weekly journal club and imaging rounds.
Housing provided on the property.
We currently offer 1-2 week externship opportunities.
The extern will need to meet the Rhode Island Health Department Covid regulations to enter Rhode Island for the externship.
To apply for externship please email KEcheverria@oceanstateequine.com