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Veterinarian

Charlottetown, PEI | October 2019

The DEPARTMENT OF COMPANION ANIMALS at the ATLANTIC VETERINARY COLLEGE has an opening in the rotating small animal medicine & surgery Postgraduate Clinical Certificate in Veterinary Medicine program (rotating internship), available from 09/30/19 to 06/30/20.

This program consists of clinical rotations through the specialty services of the Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital (including Internal Medicine, Surgery, Emergency, Anesthesia, Radiology, and Cardiology services). The candidate would work closely with faculty clinicians on a varied local and referral caseload and supervise and instruct fourth-year veterinary students. Individuals participate in primary emergency duty one week of nights out of every five weeks and one weekend out of every five weeks. Additional weeks are allotted for elective rotations either within or external to the AVC, and five days for additional professional development.

The program also includes coursework requirements consisting of clinical rounds, journal clubs, and attending and delivering seminars. Each student in the program is expected to make three oral presentations during the year, including a clinical case conference presentation and two formal topic seminars.

Successful applicants must be eligible for licensure in the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association; a license to practice is required and will be paid for by the Atlantic Veterinary College. The candidate must fulfill all requirements for acceptance as a graduate student of UPEI (see www.upei.ca for more details), including English language proficiency (TOEFL score of 100 or greater, or equivalent).

Interested applicants are asked to send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts for veterinary medical education, and 3 reference letters to fisher@upei.ca.