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.

Chesterfield, MO

Type of Experience: Referral/Emergency Description Experience:

Nashville, TN

Type of Experience: Specialty Veterinary Hospital and 24-Hour Animal Emergency

West Bridgewater MA

Description Senior veterinary students rotate through our E/CC service which is staffed by experienced emergency clinicians and interns. Typical cases: trauma, diabetic ketoacidosis, IMHA, GDV, hemoabdomen.

Ft. Wayne, IN

Type of Experience: Emergency and specialty veterinary medicine externship

Robbinsville, NJ

Type of Experience: Veterinary emergency & trauma and specialty medicine

Nantucket, MA

Type of Experience: Small animal medicine & emergency Description

Columbus OH

Description Details Elective experience in Emergency and/or Critical Care Medicine. Emphasis on receiving emergency patients or primary case responsibility for critical care patients. Responsibilities To receive and participate in initial stabilization and diagnostic/therapeutic approach to emergency patients. Participation in critical care will involve primary casemanagement of patients transferred to critical care. Student Supervision 10 hrs./day; 5 days/week

West Palm Beach, FL

Type of Experience: Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists is a 24 hour specialty and emergency facility. Specialties include surgery, neurology, oncology, internal medicine and ophthalmology.

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Type of Experience: Small animal Emergency medicine Description Exper

Anchorage AK

Description PET is a 24 hour emergency and critical care referral practice. We see the regular clinics emergencies at night and if they are critical they remain here. Critical cases that need 24 hour monitoring are transferred here overnight and most remain at our clinic. During the day it is slower but we see walk-ins and cases when the regular vets are overbooked. We do not do routine surgeries such as spays and neuters, dentistry, and rarely do vaccines. Open nights, weekends and holidays. Exposure to a variety of cases. Small animal and exotics treated.

Bloomington, MN

Type of Experience: Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

Santa Rosa, CA

Type of Experience: Veterinary Externship Description Experience:

Hertfordshire U.K.

Description The student would be expected to fully immerse themselves into the emergency and critical care rotations at the QMH. The QMH is a small animal hospital dealing with mostly dogs and cats. We are a referral hospital receiving both secondary and tertiary referrals from veterinary practitioners. We also have a first-opinion emergency service that runs evnenings/nights and all day weekends.

Chattanooga, TN

Type of Experience: Externship experience for DVM candidates in a high-volume referral center for medicine, surgery, and emergency/critical care.

Dublin, OH

Type of Experience: Opportunity for the senior veterinary student to perform sterilization procedures in a high volume clinic. This allows the student to develop skills and confidence in routine surgical procedures.

Cherry Hill, NJ

Type of Experience: Shadowing student Externship Description Experien

Hertfordshire U.K.

Description Small animall surgery, emergency and intensive care medicine located in Hertfordshire, London, United Kingdom. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available European/American boarded specialists in all small animal specialties Educational Resources Full university undergraduate and postgraduate library Responsibilities Participation in clinical rotation as a final year student Student Supervision 24 hours a day if needed

Phoenix, AZ

Description Experience: Externships in Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Emergency. Surgical and internal medicine externs will work one on one with a specialist of their desired experience.

Tucson AZ

Description We are looking for motivated individuals who are ready to learn and willing to work hard. Since we are strictly a specialty and emergency referral center, SAVSEC is a great place for the extern that has intern and residency aspirations. We are a 24/7 multi-facility practice that offers clients and their pets the best in state-of-the-art procedures such as advanced diagnostic imaging (ultrasound and CT), radiation therapy, endoscopy, and laparoscopy.

West Islip NY

Description The student will have the opportunity to shadow experienced ER doctors, internists, surgeons, an ophthalmologist, exotic specialist and dentist.

Virginia Beach VA

Description Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Dr. Stallings- Surgeon Dr.

Warren OH

Type of Experience Small animal - exotic medicine, surgery & emergency hospital Description Small animal - exotic medicine, surgery & emergency facility. Open 8 AM to 10 PM, 7 days/week, 8 AM - 10 PM. Heavy orthopedic & laproscopic surgical load.

N. Grafton, MA

Description Experience: General Objectives 1. Develop skill and familiarity with techniques and equipment employed in the ER. 2. Develop skills in recognition of changes in patient condition requiring prompt action in the ER. 3. Develop client communication skills.

Athens, GA

Type of Experience: 2-4 week clinical rotations hospital based: Large Animal Medicine Large Animal Surgery SA Community Practice SAMS 5405 Anesthesiology SAMS 5450 SA General Surgery SAMS 5415 Exotics

Philadelphia, PA

Description Experience: The ICU rotation provides a good medical approach to the management of critical and often very unstable patients. Since these cases are often very challenging diagnostically, and also very dynamic, they provide an excellent learning

Mesa, AZ

Type of Experience: We offer a rotating externship in small animal practice. We have a variety of specialties to include; Internal Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Critical care and Emergency. We are a 24 hour facility with specialists on staff 6 of 7 days durring the week. Description Experience: Christopher J. Monarski, DVM in 2001. Internship SA surgery 2004. Residnecy SA surgery 2005-2008. Four years staff surgeon at VCA ARECA. Institutional Resources: ACVS, ACVIM, ACVR, ACVB

Anderson, IN

Type of Experience: Northwood provides care 24 hours a day. We have a general practice, an emergency practice and a surgical referral practice. The ER practice has a veterinarian and technicians on premises whenever the general practice is closed.

Shelton, CT

Type of Experience: The extern will rotate through the different departments of a busy emergency and referral center. They are required to attend all rounds including didactic lectures.

8500 Arlington Blvd, Fairfax VA 22031

Type of Experience:  Small Animal Practice Name:  VCA SouthPaws Referral & Emergency        Description Experience:  ICU/ER externship  Institutional Resources:  Boarded doctors in radiology (3), cardiology (CVCA), oncology (2), surgery (3)  ophthalmology (1), internal medicine (2) and critical care (1). 

Hudson, OH

Type of Experience: Routine and non-routine general and emergency medicine and surgery

Brooklyn NY

Description Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group, a.k.a. VERG, is a progressive, 7000 square foot state of the art emergency and referral hospital in the trendy Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn. We are the only 24 hour emergency and referral hospital in Brooklyn, a borough of 3.5 million people and receive referrals from over 100 local practices, which provide us with diverse and interesting cases.

E. Syracuse NY

Description Details Surgical Rotation- act as a surgical assistant during orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries. Internal Medicine Rotation- shadow during internal medicine consults and discuss case treatment plans. Emergency Rotation- student will be exposed to a high volume of emergency patients. Radiology Rotation- shadow the VMI clinicians during radiograph review and during ultrasound studies. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Specialties including: Surgery (FT), Internal Medi

Clarks Summit, PA

Type of Experience: Externship at Private Practice Referral Hospital - Surgery, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Neurology, Emergency

Buffalo Grove, IL

Type of Experience: Private small animal emergency and specialty practice

New Castle DE

Description We are a 24 hour, 7 day a week referral hospital providing specialty referral care and emergency and critical care. Our facility contains a full lab with chemistry machines, CBC, blood gas. We also have a CT scan on site as well as emergency and critical care equipment.

San Diego, CA

Type of Experience: Small animal internal medicine experience

Flat Rock, NC

Type of Experience: Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Hospital provides a combination of primary care + emergency and critical care experience for the veterinary student extern. The extern rotates through both areas of practice.