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Emergency/critical care small animal externship at AVETS consists of a mentored 2 week experience in emergency & critical care. The student will shadow one of four DACVECC specialists as well as C/CC residents and occasionally experiences with emergency clinicians.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Emergency veterinarians with internship +/- extensive practice experience
  • 4 DACVECC diplomates
  • 3 ACVECC residents
  • 1 DACVS specialist
  • 1 specialist double-boarded in Medicine & Oncology
  • Practicing Neurologist pending board certification

Educational Resources

The hospital subscribes to more than 16 veterinary & human journals, has an extensive veterinary reference library, has twice daily case based rounds and weekly E/CC rounds.


  • Participation in inpatient & outpatient case assessment, management & emergency procedures
  • Client history taking & communication included

Student Supervision

Typical scheduled shifts average 10-12 hours/day (never <8 hours/day) and typically average 4-5 days/week unless the student requests additional days. Access to 2 or more DVMs always!


May be available on a case by case basis with an existing resident(s).

Practice Information

4224 Northern Pike
Monroeville, PA 15146

Ph: 412-373-4200
Fx: 412-373-6101

Email Extern Coordinators:;

Updated: 4/30/09
Signature On File: Amy Alwood, DVM, DACVECC

Monroeville PA
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