Fellowship in Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania - New Bolton Center
Location: New Bolton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
The Department of Clinical Studies - New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a fellowship position in Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care (ECC). Candidates must have a DVM/VMD or equivalent, as well as previous residency training in surgery, internal medicine, or anesthesia, and be either board-eligible or board certified in their respective discipline at the time of fellowship training.
The fellowship program is a 2-year clinical program starting in July 2024 in accordance with fellowship training requirements in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). The program consists of large animal ECC immersion in addition to training within other services, including elective surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging, neurology, and anesthesia. The position requires after-hours and emergency on-call clinical duty at New Bolton Center. The fellow will participate in clinical teaching of students, rounds, and seminar presentations to peer groups. With faculty guidance, the fellow will also participate in a research project of their choice.
The successful candidate will join a team of critical-care specialists who are enthusiastic about advancing the highest quality emergency care for large animal patients, the education of future veterinarians and veterinary specialists, and the expansion of scientific knowledge. Dedicated medicine and surgery residents, rotating interns, support staff, and clinical-year students round out the team. The New Bolton Center Hospital enjoys a large and diverse caseload consisting of over 7000 cases per year, of which > 1200 are emergency admissions of equine and farm-animal patients. New Bolton Center is located southwest of Philadelphia in bucolic horse country, with easy access to a variety of cultural and social activities in the Mid-Atlantic region. We are seeking a candidate who enjoys an intellectually stimulating environment and shares our values of integrity, leadership, respect, accountability, and passion to come join our team.
The deadline for application is December 15, 2023, or until the position is filled. Application materials should include 1) curriculum vitae, 2) letter of intent indicating the reasons for seeking admission to this program and professional career goals, 3) transcript of university performance including documentation of graduation, and 4) three letters of recommendation.
Submit application materials to Patricia Antes, Chair’s Office, Department of Clinical Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inquiries about the program can be directed to Dr. Maia Aitken, ECC Fellowship Program Director, by phone at 607.857.1079 or email email@example.com.
The successful applicant will be required to sign a non-disclosure and non-competition agreement prior to the start of the program.
The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities / Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.