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

Email: gjh [at] vetmed [dot] wsu [dot] edu
Web: www.vetmed.wsu.edu

Updated: 02/19/2010
Signature On File: Gary J. Haldorson