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Residencies and Internships

Large Animal Residency and Intern Program

The Large Animal Surgery and Medicine sections offer three year clinical residencies as sanctioned by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, theAmerican College of Theriogenology and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Candidates for admission to the residency programs must be graduates of an accredited College of Veterinary Medicine and have completed an internship or have equivalent practice experience. Preference will be given to candidates with one or more years of practice experience. Candidates must enroll in the Graduate School of Auburn University and pursue a course of graduate study leading to the master of science or doctoral degrees. Residents are expected to participate in resident rounds and assist with teaching and the continuing education efforts.Stipends are $23,520 per annum with $500 annual increases. Twenty days annual leave and appropriate sick leave are available. Annual leave may not be taken during the final two weeks of the residency program. A medical insurance plan is provided with premiums shared by the resident and the University. The premium for AVMA Professional Liability Insurance is paid by the Department of Clinical Sciences.

Small Animal Residency and Intern Program

The Department of Clinical Sciences / Small Animal Teaching Hospital participates in the advancement of the veterinary profession through its commitment to post-DVM training programs. House officers (interns and residents) are chosen annually to continue their training as a member of the Small Animal Teaching Hospital faculty. These house officers actively participate in the teaching and research missions of the Small Animal Teaching Hospital and the Department of Clinical Sciences.

Selection for the postgraduate internships and for residencies in the specialities of veterinary internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, neurology, and surgery is administered through the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians Intern/Resident Matching Program. Internships are 12 month rotating experiences in all phases of the clinical program. The 36 month residencies include pursuit of the Master of Science degree in Clinical Sciences and meet the requirements of the specialty colleges.

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