Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine


  • Perform gross postmortem examination
  • Review micorscopic slides with pathologist & path residents
  • Attend AFIP weekly slide conferences
  • Attend path gross rounds
  • Attend AFIP exam study sessions


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Dr. R. M. Jakowski, Head, Section of Pathology
  • Dr. J. M. Keating
  • Dr. B. Davis
  • Dr. J. Alroy
  • All ACVP Diplomates
  • Faculty in the Section of Pathology

Educational Resources

  • School library
  • Weekly pathology conferences
  • Gross rounds


Similar to Tufts 4th year vet students during anatomic pathology rotation - see school catalog.

Student Supervision

4-8 hours/day - 5 days per week


No housing available

Practice Information

Tufts University Cummings
School of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Section of Pathology
200 Westboro Road
N. Grafton, MA 01536

Ph: 508-887-4800
Fax: 508-839-7936

Email: richard [dot] jakowski [at] tufts [dot] edu
Web: www.tufts.edu/vet/

Updated: 8/12/09
Signature On File: Richard Jakowski, DVM,PhD, DACVP