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Clinical Studies-New Bolton Center:
Open Positions


Residency in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Department of Clinical Studies, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania is offering a 3-year residency in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.  This clinical training program is primarily within the Section of Sports Medicine and Imaging at the School of Veterinary Medicine with rotations through other services within the Large and Small Animal hospitals, as well as several external rotations. 

Currently, the Section has four faculty members, of which two are Diplomates of the American College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation-Equine.  Our high caseload provides an excellent opportunity to become proficient in a lameness examination, imaging (radiology, ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy), treadmill evaluation, and equine cardiology. 

The position requires after-hours and emergency on-call clinical duty at New Bolton Center.  The resident will participate in clinical teaching of students, rounds, and seminar presentations to peer groups.  With faculty guidance, the resident will also participate in a research project of their choice. 

This program should fulfill the supervised training requirements for admission to candidacy in the American College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

Start Date and Duration:

The program extends three years from the starting date of July 2, 2014. 

Qualifications:

Qualifying applicants must have a VMD/DVM or equivalent degree, with a demonstrated interest in equine sports medicine.  A one-year internship or at least one year of general practice or equivalent experience with equine focus is prerequisite. 

Application Requirements:

The application should include a letter of intent indicating the reasons for seeking admission to this program and professional career goals, current resume, transcript of university performance, and three letters of reference. 

Application deadline is February 21, 2014 or until position is filled.  

Submit application materials to:

Chairman’s Office
Dept of Clinical Studies, New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
Kennett Square PA 19348
salsbury@vet.upenn.edu

Inquiries concerning this position can be made to Dr. Elizabeth Davidson by telephone (610-925-6407) or by e-mail (ejdavid@vet.upenn.edu).   The successful applicant will be required to sign a noncompetition agreement prior to the start of the program.

THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITYAFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER; MINORITIES / FEMALES / INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES / VETERANS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY