The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) along with the Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology within the College of Veterinary Medicine supports a three-year residency position in Anatomic Pathology, which fulfills, in part, eligibility requirements for ACVP board certification.
Residents will participate in necropsy service
Residents will actively participate in biopsy service, beginning the second year of their 3-year program.
Sophomore Veterinary Curricular Support in DMP715 General Pathology: residents will be heavily involved in the fall semester with instruction in laboratories that run 2 hours in the morning on Mondays and Fridays. This may involve collection and demonstration of gross specimens, assistance with microscopic evaluation of samples or facilitating group discussions and supporting group presentations. Each semester, residents form an integral part of both administration and grading of midterm and final exams.
Sophomore Veterinary Curricular Support in DMP720 Systemic Pathology: residents will be heavily involved in the spring semester with instruction of laboratories that run 2 hours in the morning on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week. Similar to DMP715, this may involve collection and demonstration of gross specimens, assistance with microscopic evaluation of samples or facilitating group discussions and supporting group presentations.
Senior Veterinary Curricular Support in DMP785 Diagnostic Medicine: every day (rare exceptions), at least one resident will be assigned as the resident on duty along with a designated duty pathologist. Together, both will oversee and supervise senior veterinary students as each case is examined. Resident duties include but are not limited to: ensuring proper necropsy technique, satisfactory sample collection, corrected and accurate written reports, proper animal disposal (group versus cremation), ordering correct ancillary tests, lead case discussions with the senior students, facilitate materials for presentations at the end of the rotation and evaluate and grade CORE necropsy exams by each senior student.
Pathology Scholarly Activity:
Interesting and novel case material either as prospective or retrospective investigations will be encouraged and supported with a desired outcome of at least 1-2 manuscripts submitted for publication by the end of the 3-year position.
Submission of interesting case material for one or more of the following: (1) a minimum of one case for consideration for JPC each year, (2) submission of a case for AAVLD histopathology slide seminar, (3) submission of a case or study for poster or presentation at the ACVP meeting, (4) submission of a case to the MAVP or similar regional pathology meeting, and (5) submission of a case to a specialty group for presentation (i.e. AAZ)
D.V.M. or equivalent degree
International students must demonstrate proficiency in English by earning a satisfactory score on the TOEFL
This position requires citizenship of the US, Canada or Mexico, nationals of the US, or aliens authorized to work in the US at the time of application. At this time, we regret that we cannot accept applicants outside of these countries.
Ability to transport up to 50 lbs (22.7 kg) and heavier as needed
Must be medically cleared to use a fitted full face respirator for handling of fixed tissues for the sophomore teaching laboratories
This position requires occasional travel to research fields and profession conference
A year or more of post-DVM clinical or diagnostic experience is highly desirable
Applicants who wish to pursue graduate training (MSc, PhD) following residency training will be given preference
Internal Number: 510866
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