Emergency Medicine Elective

If you are interested, during your 4th year off-site elective experience, we provide a list of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's previously approved locations.

If you choose not to work at any of the pre-approved sites, please find your own elective location and submit a request for approval through The College of Veterinary Medicine.

Copley OH

Description This is a multispeciality referral and emergency hospital. Practices include surgery, internal medicine, radiology and ophthalmology. Rotation through all of the services is encouraged. However, if students would prefer spending all of their time with one service, it will be permitted.

Oakdale, MN

Type of Experience: Exclusive small animal emergency and referral, specialty.

Toledo OH

Description Details Rotation on weekend days Weeknight evenings with experienced ER clinicians See more variety in 1 weekend than 3 months of daytime practice Gain confidence with trauma and the non-typical case Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Over 20 collective years of emergency experience Group case discussions Endoscope In house lab, Tono pen, blood pressure, lactate, lasercyte, surgery, oxygen, ecg & cardio pet support Business

Chicago, IL

Type of Experience: Small animal emergency and critical care with exposure to surgery, oncology, and internal medicine.

Watsontown, PA

Type of Experience: Small animal emergency medicine Description Exper

Glendale WI

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Northbrook Il

Description Rotation through emergency, surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, neurology/neurosurgery imaging.

Mentor, OH

Type of Experience: Small animal emergency Description Experience:

Columbia TN

Description The externship program at the Animal Emergency Clinic of Maury County, LLC (AECMC) actually involves three distinct sections: Emergency Medicine, Private Practice and Humane Society Spay/Neuter. Our externship program provides a wide range of experiences with multiple points of view from many different people.

Grapevine TX

Description Externships Available! We are a busy, 8+ doctor, 24-hr emergency & critical care practice in a great location within the DFW Metroplex. In addition, we are the only local emergency clinic to see birds, exotic pets and wildlife. There are five practices in the building including surgery, internal medicine, derm, ophtho and rehab.

Mokena IL

Description Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Keeley McNeal, DVM (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Details We are an emergency practice (after hours) in southern suburban Chicago. Small animals and exotic pets are treated. We serve Cook, Will and Kankakee counties.

Los Angeles, CA

Type of Experience: Diagnostic imaging Description Experience:

Los Angeles CA

Description Observing and assisting the senior doctors in the Surgical Department. Externships are also available with our emergency critical care department, radiology and imaging department, and cardiology department. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Board certified specialists in surgery, cardiology, emergency and critical care, radiology and internal medicine.

Westerville, OH

Type of Experience: Small Animal practice with emergency Description

Parkersburg WV

Description Details All phases of regular emergency and trauma veterinary medicine Personnel management and scheduling Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available There are seven clinic directors with a total of 250 plus years of veterinary experience, plus knowledge of eight other volunteer veterinarians. Dr.

Monroeville PA

Description 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.

Shillington, PA

Type of Experience: Emergency & Referral Private Veterinary Practice

Tampa, FL

Description Students rotate through multiple departments working alongside specialists, emergency doctors, residents and interns in an observation only experience. Details Associate veterinarians and special expertise available Multiple specialists in Avian/Exotics, Internal medicine, Critical Care, Neurology, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Radiology, Cardiology and Rehab.

410 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

Type of Experience:  Small Animal Practice Name:   BluePearl Veterinary Partners- Midtown 

Butler, PA

Type of Experience: Small animal practice with an Emergency Clinic. Open 8AM-12 Midnight everyday. 8 Doctor practice.

Murrieta, CA

Type of Experience: Externship: Referral Specialty, Emergency and Critical Care Experience

Buzzards Bay, ME

Type of Experience: Privately owned small animal veterinary 24 hour emergency and critical care service in a specialty referral hospital.

Greensboro NC

Description Details Receiving small animal emergency cases with senior clinicians and interns (all interns are supervised by senior clinicians). Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr.

New Haven, CT

Type of Experience: Emergency/Critical Care rotation at a private practice emergency and referral hospital

Cincinnati OH

Description Details Hands-on and observational exposure to a busy, 24 hour, emergency and specialty small animal referral practice. Specialties include surgery, internal medicine, neurology, cardiology and oncology.

1522 Martin St State College, PA 16803

Type of Experience: Small Animal Practice Name:         CPVETS Description Experience: The student will be working in a 24/7 emergency clinic. We handle small companion animals including dogs, cats, pocket pets, avian and reptile patients. We are up to date and fully equipped to handle a wide variety of emergency and critical care cases.

Las Vegas, NV

Type of Experience: Our program will assist in the transition from veterinary school to the practice of veterinary medicine.

Centerville, OH

Type of Experience: Opportunity to work with and learn Emergency Vet Medicine

Dayton OH

Description Students will experience small animal emergency medicine including surgery.

Canal Winchester, OH

Type of Experience: Emergency and Critical Care Description Experienc

Portland OR

Description Exposure to emergency and critical care veterinary medicine, use of intensive monitoring tools, learning the art of triage. More information Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Board-certified critical care specialists, surgeons, cardiologists, and radiologists. Onsite surgery theatres, CRRT machine, CT scanner.

5 Arizona sites: Gilbert/Scottsdale/Phoenix/Peoria/Avondale

Type of Experience: Small animal emergency medicine

Catonsville MD

Description Details 24 hour emergency and referral center Student to shadow DVMs on inpatient cases and outpatient referrals, etc. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Referral Practices Surgery Neurology Internal Medicine Opthalmology Angelyn Givens, DVM (Clinical Supervisor of elective) Educational Resources VIN access Journals Books Rounds for inpatients Responsibilities

Estero, FL

Type of Experience: Small Animal Specialty / Referral and 24/HR Emergency facility in SW Florida. Student has requested a two week rotating Externship in the areas of oncology, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, and surgery.

Tinton Falls NJ

Description Student has an opportunity to work closely with staff specialists, rotating through the different departments or spending their externship with one department depending upon their interests. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Boarded specialists on staff in the following specialties:

Sandy Springs, GA

Description Experience: The extern will be shadowing a primary clinician in order to observe cases, evaluations and treatment.

Cincinnati OH

Description We have a 24 hour veterinary hospital, during the day operate as a traditional hospital seeing routine cases(vaccines, etc...)then transition in the evening and weekends to an emergency hospital. Our facility has an in-house lab with Med Tech, 500 mA x-ray machine, ultrasound, endoscopy, complete dental suite, excellent surgical equipment, etc. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available We have 8 DVM's on staff + a Board Certified Veterinary Dentist is here 2 days/week.

Phillipsburg, NJ

Type of Experience: Small animal general practice and emergency Description of Experience: Small animal general practice and emergency service with 24 hour care. Four doctors on staff. Institutional Resources: Information not provided Educational Resources available: Books, journals, VIN Responsibilities expected of participating students: Shadowing, asking questions, participating in medical based concepts with staff Student Supervision: 12 hours/day, 5-7 days/week


Type of Experience: Externship program: 2 weeks in small animal emergncy and critical care unit, and 2 weeks in the equine department.

Indianapolis, IN

Type of Experience: Emergency and specialty hospital offering experience in small animal emergency and critical care, internal medicine, oncology, surgery, and rehabilitation.

PO Box 030452 Edmonton, NY, 11003

Type of Experience:  Large Animal Practice Name:     James C Hunt Jr. and Associates PC    

South Charleston WV

Description This is an externship in a busy, after-hours, small animal emergency setting where we practice quality, progressive medicine & surgery. We are open at night on week days (7 pm-7:30 am) and 24 hrs on weekends. We see a large number of trauma cases, c-sections, GDVs, other interesting surgeries and challenging internal medicine cases. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 3 full time veterinarians (2 OSU grads) who work solely in an emergency and critical care setting.

Plainview NY

Description For over a decade, Long Island Veterinary Specialists (LIVS) has been Long Island's premier resource for providing advanced medical care for dogs, cats and exotic pets for area family veterinarians. Long Island Veterinary Specialists is a state-of-the-art referral hospital, occupying more than 20,000 square feet and staffed with over 180 trained professionals. Patients are not only referred from the tri-state region, but from Florida, Texas, Vermont, the Caribbean and as far away as Spain and Japan.

Madison, WI

Type of Experience: Muti-specialty & ER referral facility Descrip

Scarborough, ME

Type of Experience: We are a 24/hr facility specializing in Neurology, Internal Medicine and Surgery. We also have a 24 hour Emergency department.

Cincinnati, OH

Description Experience: Small Animal Multi-Specialty Hospital with 24 hour Emergency Care. Combination of time in busy Surgical service with supplemental weekend hours on busy Emergency Service.

Worthington, OH

Type of Experience: MedVet is the largest private practice specialty and emergency hospital in the Midwestern United States. We treat more than 60,000 dogs and cats every year within the tri-state area.

Worthington OH

Description The student will be able to spend time in each specialty provided including medicine, radiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedics and general surgery. We have a fully equipped hospital for the various specialty activities. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available All veterinarians are board certified. Educational Resources Clinical reference material is available.

Columbus OH

Description Clinical companion bird & exotic animal medicine and surgery.

Rockville, MD

Type of Experience:  Emergency Medicine  Practice Name:   Metropolitan Emergency Animal Clinic       Description Experience:  To give the student exposure to a busy 24 hour emergency clinic.  Institutional Resources: