Description of the Program
- The residency program in anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee is a three-year program approved by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA)
- A DVM or equivalent degree and a one-year rotating internship, or an equivalent time in a high quality private practice, are prerequisites for entry to the residency.
- Objectives of this program include the training of specialists in the management of anesthesia and the prevention and alleviation of pain in multiple veterinary species.
- The Anesthesiology Service cares for a diverse caseload, including small and large companion animals, ruminants, camelids, pigs, caged birds, exotic pets, zoo species, and wildlife.
- The program emphasizes clinical training, clinical and didactic teaching, and research, under the mentorship of four ACVA diplomates.
- The resident must complete a research project and have one manuscript accepted for publication in a peer reviewed scientific journal by the end of the residency to be eligible to write the ACVA qualifying and certifying examinations.
- Residents are expected to take and pass the ACVA qualifying and certifying examinations.
- For more detailed information about the program go to: Link to prospectus
- This program is offered every year through the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program. For an Online-Application go to http://www.virmp.org
- For more information, please contact: