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OSU CVM Small Animal Internal Medicine Research Elective Rotation


Pre-requisites: Students must have completed >50% of a previously-established research project under Dr. Gilor's supervision. During this 2-week elective rotation the student will complete data collection and analysis, and write a first draft of a manuscript with intended submission to a peer-reviewed journal. Students will be expected to prepare and present a 15-minute presentation of their research project at the completion of the rotation to students currently enrolled on the small animal internal medicine senior student rotation.

Repsonsibilities expected of participating students:

Specific goals for satisfactory completion of this elective rotation will be mutually agreed upon by the student and Dr. Gilor prior to enrollment. Expected goals for all students will be completion of data collection and preliminary data analysis, a complete first draft of a manuscript introduction and materials and methods sections, and an outline or completed results and discussion sections.

Student supervision:

Enrolled students will meet with Dr. Gilor at least twice per day for the entire 2-week rotation (estimated direct contact time is 2 hrs/day). Remainder of each day will be spent competing research-related goals, with additional meetings with Dr. Gilor as needed. Directed and free access to veterinarians will occur during the remaining time each day as needed for completion of the research project.

Location address:

601 Vernon L. Tharp St.

Columbus, OH 43210

Faculty contact:

Chen Gilor, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

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Columbus, OH
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