Visiting academicians and Penn graduates
Visiting academicians and Penn graduates are welcome in clinics and classrooms on the basis of individual agreements arranged with members of the faculty, following approval by the 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 Section Chief and the Department Chair, but a four-week cap is instituted. Visiting Residents may participate 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 $200/day.
- If observational, see Visiting Academician above.
- Fees collected are allocated to the host section.
Visiting Residents from private practice
Visiting Residents from private practice are welcome with approval of Section Chief and the Department Chair. Whether observer or participating under guidance, the fee for private practice residents is $200/day, which will be invoiced to the private practice sponsoring the residency.
- Fees collected will be allocated to the host section.*
Visiting Practitioners are welcome with approval by the Section Chief and the Department Chairman. Visiting Practitioners may observe for 5 days in a clinical discipline. If a Visiting Practitioner wishes to stay longer than five working days, he/she will be subject to a fee of $100/day, commencing on the sixth working day at observational status. If any participatory training is provided, he/she will be subject to a fee of $200/day on the first working day.
- Fees collected will be allocated to the host section. *
Release of Responsibility
All visiting veterinarians must sign a release of responsibility form and provide evidence of having medical health insurance. Proof of malpractice insurance and general liability insurance is at the discretion of the Department Chair. Participatory status requires evidence of rabies vaccination.
All visitors must report to the Department 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 the appropriate active visa.
Campus Accommodations: Visitors may arrange accommodations on campus in the Allam House, charged at the usual room rates, contingent on space availability. We accept cash, US check and all major credit cards except Discover Card.
- The student dormitory is not available for visitors (other than visiting externs enrolled officially through the Office for Students.