The University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences invites you to apply for a one-year Dentistry and Oral Surgery Internship.
The position begins July 15, 2019 to July 14, 2020. The starting salary is $26,900 annually with full benefits, including two weeks paid vacation. Wisconsin Veterinary License is required or ability to obtain one. Please submit all application materials to Ms. Maggie Hutchinson, School of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1100, by May 8, 2019 for consideration. Application materials must include: letter of intent, current CV (including class rank and GPA) and contact information for 3 references.
The objective of this program is to provide training, knowledge and experience in the discipline of companion animal dentistry and oral surgery through exposure to clinical dentistry and oral surgery, teaching and research. This training opportunity will provide exposure to clinical veterinary dentistry and oral surgery and should prepare the intern for transition into clinical general practice or application to a residency training program if other requirements by the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) are met. The internship opportunity is designed to provide a glimpse into the experience of a residency training program fulfilling the requirements as established by the AVDC.
This position is for a 12-month training program which will be dedicated to clinical training in dentistry and oral surgery and related disciplines. The intern will share “on call” duty for oral and maxillofacial emergencies and be backed up by the two dentistry and oral surgery residents.
Participation in resident case rounds, didactic rounds and participation in clinical teaching of veterinary students is expected. An opportunity to participate in research projects is recommended but not required.
Participation in Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service sponsored continuing education events will be expected.
The intern will have two weeks paid vacation annually. In addition to vacation leave, the intern is entitled to a maximum of five working days to attend professional meetings. The Dentistry and Oral Surgery intern will have 6 weeks off clinics to pursue professional development.
Specific information for all faculty is available on our web site: http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/dss. Further information regarding the residency training program can be found at the, “Dentistry and Oral Surgery Residency Information” link or email Dr. Snyder for a complete program description.
General information about the School of Veterinary Medicine can be found at www.vetmed.wisc.edu
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
About School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin
Opened in 1983, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine quickly earned a reputation as one of the leading schools of veterinary medicine in America. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the school fifth among its peer institutions. Located in several facilities on and near the scenic University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine houses a modern veterinary medical teaching hospital, UW Veterinary Care; high-tech equipment; and high-quality lab and classroom space for teaching and research. The curriculum provides a broad education in veterinary medicine with learning experiences in food animal medicine, shelter medicine, zoological medicine, and many other specialty areas.
Faculty in the school’s four academic departments welcome and train 87 new students each year in a four-year program leading to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. In addition, the school provides exceptional graduate research training in core areas of animal and human health through its Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. Students may also choose from a variety of dual degree options.
The school’s faculty and staff provide outstanding programs in veteri...nary medical education, research, clinical practice, and service that enhance the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin. Many faculty members have joint appointments on and off campus, including the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Medicine and Public Health, the Global Health Institute, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, the National Wildlife Health Laboratory, the North Central Dairy Forage Center, the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and the International Crane Foundation. These outside connections provide research and job opportunities for students.