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|Residency Available at University of Illinois (Zoo Pathology)|
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Address (City, Street, State/Province, Zip)
2001 S. Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL, 61802
Dr. Karen Terio
Primary Contact Email, Phone
Number of Positions Available
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Application should include
Interested applicants should submit a resume, veterinary college transcripts, letter of career goals, and three letters of reference
Accept International Applicants
Starting stipend is $39,350.00. Tuition and most University fees are waived and standard University employee health insurance benefits are included.
Length of Commitment/Start Date
3 year program
Residency Training in Zoo and Wildlife Pathology (1 position). The Zoological Pathology Program/Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) and the Department of Pathobiology at the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applications for a training position in Zoo and Wildlife Pathology. The 3-year program is designed to provide training and experience to prepare the resident for a career in zoo, wildlife, avian, or aquatic animal pathology. Residents will be eligible for the anatomic pathology certification examination of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and for a Master’s degree upon successful completion of the program. This training program provides exposure to an extraordinary array of species from Chicago Zoological Society’s Brookfield Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, John G. Shedd Aquarium as well as local (Cook County Forest Preserve District) and national wildlife agencies and training in domestic animal pathology at the VDL. The program also offers the potential for Ph.D. opportunities. Additional information about the Zoological Pathology Program can be found at http://vetmed.illinois.edu/
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