Animal Medical Center

The AMC’s externship experience offers comprehensive exposure to a multi-disciplinary referral specialty hospital.
Externship Program
The AMC’s externship experience offers a comprehensive exposure to a multi-disciplinary referral specialty hospital. Candidates must be third- or fourth-year veterinary students in good academic standing at an AVMA accredited school of Veterinary Medicine.

While New York State licensure laws do not permit students to administer treatments, there is an enormous amount of information to be gained by observation and exposure to our extensive caseload. Interaction with clinicians, interns, residents and technicians allow students to learn about hospital care policies and procedures. All are welcome to attend lectures, medical rounds and continuing education seminars.

Please understand that due to strict New York State licensing laws, externs are not allowed any hands-on training. This program is strictly observational.

We do not accept externs from June 1st thru July 20th.

The services of the Animal Medical Center are as follows:

* Avian and Exotics (Mon - Fri plus 1 weekend day)
* Cardiology (Mon - Sat)
* Critical Care and Emergency (7 days a week/Noon – 8pm)
* Dentistry (Mon - Fri) *needs approval
* Dermatology (Tues - Sat)
* Diagnostic Imaging (Mon - Fri or Tues - Sat)
* Internal Medicine A (7 days a week)
* Internal Medicine B (Mon - Fri)
* Internal Medicine Renal (Sun - Thurs)
* Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy (Mon - Thurs) *needs approval
* Neurology (Mon - Fri)
* Oncology (Mon - Sat)
* Ophthalmology (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
* Orthopedic Surgery (Mon - Fri)
* Pathology (Mon - Fri) *needs approval
* Radiation Oncology (Mon - Fri)
* Rehabilitation and Canine Physical Therapy (Mon - Sat)
* Surgery 1 (Mon - Fri)
* Surgery 2 (Soft Tissue only) (Mon - Fri)
* Surgery 3 (Mon - Fri)
For a complete list of the AMC's staff, resident and Intern veterinarians :
http://www.amcny.org/about-amc/veterinarians-specialist
The AMC maintains a subscription to 14 online journals, and have a partnership with Weill-Cornell Medical Library for access to their entire online journal subscriptions. Intern CE lectures, which externs are encouraged to attend, are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings, 8 - 9 am.
You will be joining us in meeting with our clients, rounding about our patients, and observing our procedures.
8 hours per day, 40 hours per week.
4 beds available on a first come, first serve basis at $50 per night.
Animal Medical Center
510 East 62nd Street, New York, NY 10065
(212) 329-8614
(212) 308-2358
continuing [dot] education [at] amcny [dot] org
Dr. Alexandra van der Woerdt
Updated: 07/14/11