A Fellowship in equine internal medicine is offered at the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute from July, 2018 to June, 2019. The program involves working at the McGee Medicine Center under the direct supervision of 5 ACVIM Board-certified internists and five weeks for rotation through the Field Care, Surgery and Theriogenology departments. The Fellowship provides an unparalleled learning experience in a clinical setting that has an annual caseload of more than 2,500 patients. The Fellowship represents an exceptional learning opportunity for those who wish to focus on the various challenges of equine internal medicine and gain exposure and experience applicable to many future practice opportunities.
The objectives of the fellowship are to allow the participant the opportunity to gain knowledge on ultrasonography, critical patient care, fluid therapy, antimicrobial therapy and endoscopic procedures all under the direct supervision of an Internist. The Fellow will be expected to share in day-to-day patient evaluation and care and to be responsible for daily elective and emergency duties under the guidance and supervision of a Board-certified internist at the McGee Medicine Center.
Typical cases that Fellows will learn to manage include neonatal foals, broodmares with post-foaling complications (such as hemorrhaging shock and uterine lacerations), high risk pregnancies, and horses with pneumonia, gastrointestinal disorders, renal and hepatic disorders, and neurologic diseases (including acute trauma).
Qualified candidates must be a graduate from a college of veterinary medicine. Applicants are invited to submit a letter of professional interest. The letter should include a statement of career goals and a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation. Applicant’s letters of intent and letters of recommendation should be addressed to Dr. Ernest Martinez. Please e-mail information to: Jamie O’Flynn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A medicine externship is required to be applicable for the program. Please contact Jamie O’Flynn to set up an externship. Fellowship applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Additional Salary Information: $500 monthly housing allowance.
Employee benefit eligibility occurs the first day of the month following 60 days of employment, the following benefits are offered for election: Health insurance for the employee and family if applicable; dental insurance for the employee and family, if applicable, and life insurance and long term disability for the employee.
HAGYARD will pay fees for Kentucky veterinary license, AVMA membership, and professional liability insurance.
About Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
Since 1876, the veterinarians of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, have dedicated themselves to the health and well-being of the horse. More than 8,500 clients are supported by over 50 Hagyard veterinarians and a well-educated, experienced staff of support personnel all contributing a variety of specialties and interests.
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute's reputation is built, in part, on a continued effort to increase veterinary knowledge and thereby improve on state-of-the-art treatments and surgeries for horses. Its diverse equine clientele represents international breeding operations, world-renowned race horses as well as competition horses and beloved family pets.