This is a two-year residency program in the Department of Large
Animal Clinical Sciences. The program provides advanced
clinical training in numerous phases of equine practice and
fulfills the credentialing requirements for certification by the
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP).
- The major responsibility of the resident is to provide support
and patient care for the equine ambulatory service. The
nature of the ambulatory caseload is similar to that of general
equine practice, and there is a busy dentistry component that
delivers primary dental care, provides dental consultation for
other hospital services, and manages referral dental cases.
- Less frequent responsibilities include support of the other
hospital clinical services including Equine Soft Tissue Surgery,
Equine Orthopedic Surgery, Equine Community Practice, Equine
Internal Medicine, Equine Theriogenology, Equine Lameness, and
Large Animal Radiology.
- A primary clinical responsibility includes a rotating position
on the after-hours equine ambulatory emergency schedule with other
members of Equine Field Service, and expectations for in-house
emergency duty and holiday assignments exist.
- Supervision of veterinary students and house officers will be
the primary teaching responsibilities of the resident.
- The resident will have responsibilities assisting with
laboratory courses and elective courses.
- The resident will have opportunity to participate in continuing
education programs for veterinarians.
- The resident is expected to maintain all required ABVP case
- The resident is required to prepare two case reports including
one refereed publication during the residency.
- The resident is required to obtain 50 hours of continuing
education per year by attendance and/or participation in continuing
education meetings (departmental, local, state, and national),
obtaining online CE credits, participation in weekly resident
rounds and journal club, and presenting assigned lectures in the
- Two departmental seminar presentations are required during the