Externship Details

Practice Type: Equine Exclusive

Number of Veterinarians: 4-8

Board Specialty: Anesthesia and Analgesia, Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Radiology, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Surgery

Number of Support Staff: 24

Annual Caseload: 1000-5000

Average Caseload Per Veterinarian: 25-50/week

Type of Cases:

10% In hospital
35% outpatient
65% Ambulatory
5% Home show

5% General practice / Preventative Care
10% Surgical
3% Internal Medicine
2% Reproduction
50% Lamesness / Sports Medicine (pre-sale films)
20% Advanced Diagnostic Imaging
5% Complementary Medicine
5% Pre-Purchase Exam

Facilities: Advanced Imagining Diagnostic, Surgery

Externship Information

Maximum Number of Externs: 4

Goals of The Externship: To enable the extern to leave our practice with an increased knowledge of quality veterinary medicine. To enhance their confidence level in diagnosing and treating horses.

Externship Responsibilities: The extern will be responsible for assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of in-house and ambulatory patients. The extern will rotate in our 11:00 PM checks for hospitalized patients.

Other Information: The duration of an externship may range from 1 to 6 weeks. A 2 week visit is encouraged in order to be considered for an internship position. Priority will be given to internal candidates.

Prerequisites: Must currently be a student at a College of Veterinary Medicine

Availability: Year-round

Insurance Requirements: Student must provide own insurance and AVMA PLIT insurance with proof of payment of $10 fee

Internship Available: Yes