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Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine


Participate in daily diagnostic necropsies with followup histopathology and interpretation of ancillary testing. The extern will also spend time discussing research programs at WSU with seclected faculty.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Six board certified veterinary pathologists
  • One board certified laboratory animal veterinarian
  • Several specialists boarded in other disciplines

Educational Resources

  • The WSU veterinary library is contiguous with the diagnostic laboratory.
  • The extern will have computer access.
  • Pathology rounds are held every afternoon.


The extern will perform diagnostic necropsies, evaluate microscopic slides from those necropsies, and interpret ancillary test results all under the supervision of board certified pathologists.

Student Supervision

Direct access to faculty and resident pathologists will be available 8 hours per day and seven days per week.


Possibly (with students)

Practice Information

College of Veterinary Medicine

Washington State University

Bustad Hall Room 155N

Pullman, WA 99165

Ph: 509-335-6332

Fax: 509-335-7424



Updated: 02/19/2010

Signature On File: Gary J. Haldorson

Pullman WA
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