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Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Note:   Next position available in 2015.

This residency is a three-year program approved by the American College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. The objectives of this program are to train specialists in veterinary anesthesiology and pain management and to prepare them for board certification by the ACVAA. The program emphasizes clinical training, clinical and didactic teaching, and research experience, and Residents are mentored by four ACVAA Diplomates. The clinical training will be accomplished in the Veterinary Medical Center of the University of Tennessee. The Anesthesiology Service cares for a diverse caseload, including small and large companion animals, food animals, caged birds and exotic pets, and zoo species and wildlife. The Resident must complete a research project and have a manuscript accepted for publication by the end of the residency program.

This program is offered every year through the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program.

For an Online-Application from for VIRMP go to

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Christine Egger,
Anesthesia Residency Program coordinator
Professor, Anesthesia, Pain Management, and
Integrative Medicine
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Knoxville, TN 37996-4544

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