Estimated Externship Workload: Lexington Equine Surgery & Sports Medicine offers students the opportunity to observe equine specialists in surgery, anesthesiology, sports medicine, and diagnostic imaging, depending on the season and caseload.
Goals of the Externship: Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine offers students in a graduate veterinary program and opportunity to experience an externship that satisfies the requirements for their degree. There is an enormous amount of information to be gained by observation and exposure. Clinicians, interns and technicians make every effort to explain hospital cases and procedures whenever possible. Externs in the program work with hospital clinicians on a rotational basis.
Application Process: Please send all externship requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prerequisites: All externs must currently be a veterinary student
Insurance Requirements: All students must have health insurance
Living Quarters: Some housing options are available.
Internship Availability: yes
All externs must either currently be in vet school or recently graduated from vet school.
Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine opened its doors in January 2011. Our facility is dedicated to the care and well-being of the equine patient. It is designed to minimize biosecurity risks and maximize efficiency. To our clients, we are committed to providing the highest standard of equine health care available for fair and reasonable fees. We strive to maintain clear and active comm...unications with our clients because our success is directly related to their success. The surgery facility includes two operating rooms, a radiology area, a room for standing surgeries, three induction recovery stalls, and a nine stall barn. Our imaging facility is home to a state of the art Nuclear Scintigraphy camera and the only standing MRI in the state of Kentucky!