Veterinary Emergency Group, Miami, FL

Description of Elective Experience: 

We are Veterinary Emergency Group, an organization founded on a single mission: helping people and their pets when they need it most. VEG's rapidly growing group of hospitals has revolutionized pet emergency and urgent care with a client-centered approach, rapid response times, and a highly focused-emergency-only staff. With multiple locations, we offer the flexibility, mentorship, and diverse learning experience you want. Our industry-leading compensation, unlimited CE, and growth opportunities are just part of what makes VEG the place for emergency doctors to work.

VEG's Externship Program allows students to gain hands-on experience in emergency medicine while working right alongside our skilled emergency doctors. Students will focus on learning how to effectively communicate with clients, diagnose a variety of emergency conditions, develop emergency treatment plans and collaborate with support staff in a fast-paced environment.

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Student Responsibilities - what is expected of students in terms of hours, days of the week, shadowing or actual support?: 

Students will be responsible for shadowing our doctors, assisting the doctors, scrubbing into surgery (if the doctor feels the student is qualified enough), assisting with medical records, client/owner communication, etc.

Valentina Henao
Contact email: 
2707 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137
United States
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Is student housing available?: 
Hours of supervision by a licensed veterinarian per week: