Visiting academicians and Penn graduates
Visiting academicians, Penn Vet graduates, and veterinarians who colpleted residencies at Penn Vet are welcome in clinics and classrooms on the basis of individual agreements arranged with members of the faculty, following approval by the appropriate Section Chief and the Department Chair.
- Observational status only.
- No fees will be charged.
Visiting Residents from veterinary schools
Visiting Residents from veterinary schools are welcome with approval by the appropriate Section Chief and the Department Chair, for a maximum stay of four weeks. Visiting Residents may participate in clinics under guidance at the discretion of the Section Chief.
- No fees will be charged for the first four weeks.
- Participatory training beyond four weeks is $225/day.*
- If observational, see Visiting Academician above. Fees collected are allocated to the discretionary fund of the host section.
Visiting interns and residents from private practice
Visiting interns and residents from private practice are welcome with approval of the appropriate Section Chief and the Department Chair. Whether observer or participating in clinics under guidance, the fee for interns and residents from private practice is $225/day, which will be invoiced by the Department business office to the private practice sponsoring the visitor. Fees collected will be allocated to the discretionary fund of the host Section. The payment policy* should be specified to the domestic or foreign visitor before their arrival date to ensure they are prepared.
Visiting Practitioners (non-Penn Vet graduates) are welcome with approval by the appropriate Section Chief and the Department Chair. Visiting Practitioners are also subject to a fee of $225/day, however, this fee can be waived on request to the Department Chair by the hosting faculty member and Section Chief. Fees collected* will be allocated to the discretionary fund of the host Section.
It is important that all visiting veterinarians sign a release of responsibility form (next page) and provide evidence of medical health insurance and rabies vaccination. Proof of malpractice insurance and general liability insurance is at the discretion of the Department Chair. All visitors must report to the Chair’s Office on the day of their arrival to sign in and present the necessary paperwork.
Foreign Nationals are eligible to visit provided they illustrate possession of the appropriate active visa.
Visitors may arrange accommodations on campus in the Allam House, charged at the usual room rates, contingent on space availability. The student dormitory is not available for visitors (other than visiting externs enrolled officially through the Office for Students).
Important: Payment Information
**Payment via personal check is preferred. If the paying visitor is not from the U.S., they are strongly encouraged to pay via money order, cashier's check, or check drawn on a US bank (in US dollars). Payment with a credit card or cash is not acceptable.