Petaluma Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery is seeking applicants for two week, equine hospital and ambulatory externships. Based in Sonoma County, about an hour North of San Francisco, Petaluma Equine is a hospital-based group practice consisting of nine veterinarians including a board-certified radiologist and surgeon. The primary case load of the practice is sports medicine, general practice, surgery and imaging. We see a variety of horses and work with all disciplines and breeds. In addition to a fully equipped operating room, the facility has digital radiography, ultrasound, digital endoscopy, standing MRI and a complete rehabilitation facility.
Externs can expect see and assist with a variety of cases as well as participate in weekly journal club. The externship is designed to offer exposure with a variety of veterinarians and cases; including ambulatory, surgery, lameness, rehabilitation and emergency. Externship is strongly encouraged for those interested in applying for our internship but is not limited to final year veterinary students.
HOUSING IS PROVIDED ON SITE FOR VISITING EXTERNS. Petaluma is located in the heart of wine country, surrounded by rolling hills and just inland from the Pacific Ocean.
Applicants seeking a well-rounded and educational externship which will provide them with valuable education outside of Veterinary School should email a CV and one letter of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a DVM curriculum and available for a minimum of 1 week (2 weeks in encouraged).