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VCA Animal Referral & Emergency Center of Arizona

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

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:


Educational Resources Available:

All practical journals are avaialble through online or
printed versions in our resource library. We offer daily rounds on all
hospitalized cases and weakly journal club/case presentations through the
internship program. We have 6-8 interns per year as well as externs.

Responsibilities Expected of Participating Students:

Participate in morning rounds and case discussions witht the
various departments. Specialty rounds given every Tuesday.

Student Supervision:

A staff veterinarian or intern will be instructing and
interacting with the student though the various specialties.

Is Student Housing Available?:

No. Interns sometimes will allow students to stay with them.

Practice Name:

VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center
of Arizona


1648 North
Country Club Drive, Mesa, AZ 85201

Telephone Number:

(480) 898-0001

Fax Number:

(480) 898-3331

Email Address:

Website Address:

Clinical Supervisor of Elective:

Christopher J. Monarski, DVM

Updated: 05/09/11

Mesa, AZ