The objective of the two-year residency in Field Serviceis to provide knowledge and clinical proficiency in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of equine medicine, field surgery, reproduction, advanced lameness, radiology, ultrasound, ophthalmology, dentistry, and herd health.This program is in accordance with the requirements of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (AVBP)-Equine Practice.For eligibility, a candidate must have completed a minimum of one year (12 months) of post-graduate experience acceptable to the residency committee.Candidates must have graduated from an AVMA accredited school or have obtained an ECFVG certificate and a passing score on the Clinical Proficiency Examination in order to obtain a veterinary license in the states of Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.
During the first year, the resident will rotate between the section of Equine Field Service providing clinical service to localequine farms, the section of Sports Medicine, the section of Diagnostic Imaging and the section of Reproductionand Behavior. Under the guidance of board-certified faculty, the residentwill assist or be responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of patients in these services.In the second year, the resident has the option to spend 2.5 months outside of Equine Field Service, in Sports Medicine,Reproductionor other in-house rotations.In both years, the resident will assist in teaching veterinary students and attend and participate in scheduled rounds.The resident will rotate with Equine Field Service clinicians in the emergency schedule.Theresident will receive 2 weeks of vacation peryear.
Continuation of the residency from the first to second year is contingent upon satisfactory performance, as determined by the residency committee.The resident shall be expected to establish and maintain contact with the ABVP and to fulfill the guidelines outlined by the ABVP for residency programs including, but not limited to,case logs, publicationin a refereed journal, and a case report for the ABVP.A certificate of completion of the two-year residency program will be issued upon fulfillment of the program requirements and approval of the residency committee.
New Bolton Center Equine Field Service is equipped with 5 ambulatory vehicles, 4 Digital Radiography machines, 3ultrasound machines,1 stationary endoscope, 1 dynamic endoscope, and 4 powerfloats. The clinicians in Field Service work closely with those in the New Bolton Center Hospital, which serves as an excellent referral hospital for cases requiring complex care. Please include the following with application: Veterinary School Transcript from University Registrar, Personal Statement, CV, 3 letters of reference.
We will be accepting applications until the appropriate candidate is identified.
Please direct questions and send application to Dr. Ashley Boyle, DACVIM, New Bolton Center, 382 West Street Rd.Kennett Square, PA 19348.(610) 925-6310, Fax: (610) 925-6803, firstname.lastname@example.org
Penn Vet New Bolton Center Hospital for Large Animals is located in picturesque Chester County in the heart of Pennsylvania's horse country, approximately 45 minutes from Philadelphia and 35 minutes from Wilmington, Delaware.
TheUniversityofPennsylvania is an equalopportunityemployer.Minorities/Women/Individualswith disabilities/Protected Veteransareencouragedtoapply.