Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center is offering a three-year residency program in Small Animal Medicine, with opportunity for advanced study. The resident will participate in all aspects of the services provided by the small animal medicine section. Enrollment in the graduate school and completion of a program of study leading to a Master of Science or PhD degree, is optional. The residency program will include participation in clinical teaching, didactic lectures and continuing education programs. The resident will have increased teaching and case management responsibilities with each year of residency.
The primary goal of the residency program are to provide a training experience that will lead to board certification in the ACVIM. Another aim is to provide research experience and additional scientific training. The resident will be required to submit two first author publications to a refereed journal during the residency program. A minimum of one publication should be the reporting of original research.
Annual re-appointment of the resident is contingent on continued satisfactory performance in all aspects of the Program.
Interested applicants are encouraged to call Dr. Ken Harkin at 785-532-5690 for further details of this program.
The Veterinary Health Center is a modern, spacious facility on the campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. The University is in the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas, with numerous recreational opportunities available.
It is an expectation that all residents be present for the orientation session occurring on the first day(s) of employment.
Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer. A background check will be required of all successful applicants prior to employment at Kansas State University. KSU actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Intern and resident candidates are selected through the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC) Veterinary Intern and Resident Matching Program (VIRMP). Information about position availability, program descriptions and forms needed to apply can be found at the VIRMP web site.