Purpose: To provide a high quality clinical experience for fourth year
veterinary students in a 24 hour multi-specialty referral and emergency
practice with an emphasis on high quality technically advanced clinical
practice. In addition we have a strong didactic program for interns and
Externships are typically from one to four weeks.
Services offered at VSH are internal medicine, emergency
medicine/critical care, surgery, neurology/neurosurgery, medical
oncology, radiation oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, radiology and
dentistry. There is also a pharmacist on site. VSH has a unique
partnership with UC Davis where they share a portion of our facility and
they provide cardiology, hemodialysis, nutrition and behavior services.
VSH has 18 specialists, 6 residents and 10 interns. The case load at
VSH is high and students will have the opportunity to see well over one
hundred cases in a week. There are generally anywhere from 40 to 70
Equipment at VSH includes digital radiography, ultrasound,
fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, scintigraphy, multiple endoscopes, linear
accelerator, multifunction monitors, blood pressure machines,
ventilator, and full service commercial laboratory. Please visit our web
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