The Veterinary Clinical Sciences department offers internships and residencies in anesthesiology, cardiology, diagnostic imagining, equine medicine, integrative medicine and rehabilitation, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, small animal sports medicine, large and small animal surgery, large and small animal theriogenology, wildlife, and emergency and critical care medicine.
Most internships and residencies are filled through the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program sponsored by the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC), but some are advertised outside of this service. To apply for a diagnostic imaging residency or internship, visit the service’s website. WSU is a member institution of the AAVC.
Our training program helps fulfill requirements for board certification in these clinical specialties. Applicants must hold a DVM degree or equivalent from an AVMA accredited institution. Residents may also simultaneously complete a graduate degree through the College of Veterinary Medicine graduate programs.
Combined residency programs
Residency + Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences
Training includes participating in the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital clinical pathology service, formal graduate coursework, teaching clinical pathology to DVM students, pathology and clinical seminars, and performing basic/clinical research. Research may be conducted in any WSU College of Veterinary Medicine department.
Residency + Master’s degree or PhD in Biomedical Sciences
Multiple training options leading to a Master’s or PhD in biomedical sciences in combination with American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board certification prepares trainees for success in a variety of positions in academia, the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, and national and international diagnostic laboratories.
Residency + PhD in Biomedical Sciences
Dual training leading to a PhD in biomedical sciences in combination with American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM) board certification prepares trainees for leadership positions in academia as well as national and international laboratories.
Resident & intern stories
Pullman is located in the Palouse region of the Inland Northwest, homelands of the Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) Tribe and Palus people. The Palouse has one of the most beautiful and unique landscapes in the world. Rolling hills and wide-open skies give the region its distinctive appeal.
Residents enjoy outdoor activities and the benefits of small town living with the cultural richness of bigger city life.
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