New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA

Residency in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

A 3-year residency in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is being offered by the Department of Clinical Studies – New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. This clinical training program will expose the successful applicant to the practice of equine sports medicine and rehabilitation in a high volume, referral setting catering to a wide variety of equine disciplines.

This residency has been created in accordance with residency training requirements in the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR). The successful candidate will be immersed in the Sports Medicine Service under the guidance of five DACVSMR-equine faculty members providing high-quality equine sports medicine and large animal rehabilitation. The sports medicine service is supported by a full complement of diagnostic services including digital radiology, ultrasound, fan beam CT, standing robotic cone beam CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, PET Scan, high-speed treadmill evaluation, over-ground endoscopy, exercising electrocardiogram and echocardiography. The service provides numerous therapeutics for outpatients and inpatients including but not limited to intra-articular medications, intra-lesional injections, orthobiologic therapies, shockwave therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, TENS and NMES.

The position requires after-hours 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. The program extends three years from the starting date of July 2023.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a VMD/DVM or equivalent degree, with a demonstrated interest in equine sports medicine and rehabilitation. A one-year internship or equivalent experience with equine focus is a prerequisite.

Requirements: The application materials should include 1) Curriculum vitae, 2) Letter of intent indicating the reasons for seeking admission to this program and professional career goals, 3) Transcript of university performance including documentation of graduation, and 4) three letters of recommendation.

Application deadline is December 1, 2022 or until position is filled. Submit application materials to: Patricia Antes, Chairman’s Office, Department of Clinical Studies, New Bolton Center, 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348; or email Inquiries concerning this position can be made to Dr. Elizabeth Davidson (610-925-6470); email The successful applicant will be required to sign a non-disclosure and non-competition agreement prior to the start of the program.