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An advanced training program for prospective dairy veterinarians held at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Our vision of the Summer Dairy Institute is to accelerate and augment the ability of motivated veterinary students and new veterinarians to contribute to the modern dairy industry while fostering development of professional networks.
The mission is to provide a concentrated 4-week course of the highest quality to a select group of professionals whose career objective is to enhance the well-being of dairy cattle such that they contribute to efficient, profitable, and environmentally sound production of safe food.
Selected participants will convene in New York for an intensive 4-week course with authorities at the forefront of their fields. They offer up-to-the-minute professional information on subjects such as Reproduction, Nutrition, Dairy Facilities, Dairy Record Systems, Milk Quality/Udder Health, Biosecurity, Public Health and Regulatory Considerations, and Financial Decision Making.
Not only will future leaders in the profession be exposed to a unique, relevant, and modern curriculum, they will also have the opportunity to interact with one another and faculty to permit establishment of friendships and networks of colleagues that will serve the profession and industry well for decades. Participants in this program will be better prepared to enter modern veterinary practice and support industries than conventional new graduates. For recent graduates, it is expected that they will bring immediate value to their employers.
Program faculty will be drawn from academia industry, government, and private practices.
The CEEZAD BSL-3 Training/Transboundary Animal Diseases Summer Program is designed to introduce graduate, DVM and upper-level undergraduate students to high-containment training and to provide current practical and scientific information on select high consequence transboundary and zoonotic diseases. In addition, this program also provides insight into challenges associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic and into methodologies, tools and partnerships that could help us better respond to future pandemics.
The program is funded by the Department of Homeland Security and is directed at highly motivated students with a demonstrated career interest in transboundary and zoonotic diseases of animals. The two-week program consists of one week of intensive, hands-on and classroom training at the Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI; website) at Kansas State University and with virtual presentations from area industry partners and seminars/lectures from national and international subject matter experts in high containment research and transboundary animal diseases during the second week.
Dentistry and Oral Surgery
Student will be expected to help veterinarian and staff with medical/ surgical procedures of all animals in our care which include mostly dogs and cats with an occasional pocket pet mixed in.
Surgeries typically include spays/neuters, other soft tissue surgery as needed, minor dental work.
Treatments include physical exams, preventative health, medication plans as necessary, euthanasia.
Student will also be expected to assist staff with restraint, monitoring patients, clean up, etc.
Our goal at PETS Clinic is to introduce 4th-year students to high-volume spay/neuter and non-profit veterinary medicine. Students will gain experience in spay/neuter surgeries enabling them to safely and efficiently perform large numbers. The value of this skill set extends beyond spay/neuter clinics and shelter medicine. As a full-service clinic, students will get hands-on experience in surgeries outside of spay/neuter along with dentals, diagnostics, emergencies, and orthopedics. Students will also have an opportunity to practice in a shelter setting if desired. We are an incredibly busy clinic. We perform around 40 spay/neuters daily and see approximately 80 pets each day for general wellness, injury, and illness. Our clinic prides itself on providing care to pets that may not otherwise receive it. We practice incremental care on a daily basis and feel exposing students to this method of treatment is crucial to ensuring all pets receive the veterinary care they deserve.
Small animal medicine and surgery.
Opportunity to engage in hands on experience at an ambulatory practice. We have a fully stocked Pharmacy, in house laboratory equipment (CBC, Chemistry, Fibrinogen, SAA as well as in field diagnostics such as endoscopy, gastroscopy, ultrasonography, and digital radiography. We see a variety of cases from lameness exams, wellness, dentistry and ER cases.
General Practice in a rural/suburban area with an emphasis on education and relationship building. Wellness care, wound and illness treatment, surgery- soft tissue and orthopedic, dentistry and oral surgery, and day time emergency may all be a part of a student's day here.
ACVC is a small yet busy animal practice. We have state of the art equipment including but not limited to dental, x-ray, lab equipment and ultrasound. We treat a variety of patients including small animals, avian and exotics.
The primary purpose of our Veterinary Student Externship is to provide a hands-on learning experience for 3rd and 4th year students who are enrolled in Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. The program is scheduled for 2-week blocks at our hospital. We feel that the students who possess an open mind and a willingness to learn will benefit the most from our externship.