Internships and Residencies | LSU Vet Med
Advanced Training Opportunities
Veterinary clinical sciences
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences provides graduate professional training to interns and residents through the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Recruitment and selection for this program are through the Veterinary Intern and Resident Matching Program (VIRMP). One-year rotating internships are available in companion animal medicine and surgery, zoological medicine, cardiology, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, companion animal surgery, and large animal medicine and surgery (equine emphasis). Two- or three-year residency programs are available in companion animal medicine, companion animal surgery, dermatology, equine medicine, equine surgery, equine practice, zoological medicine, cardiology, diagnostic imaging, medical oncology, radiation oncology, ophthalmology, and theriogenology. Concurrent graduate academic studies leading to the MS degree may be arranged in a variety of concentrations.
The Department of Pathobiological Sciences provides residency training in morphological (diagnostic) and clinical pathology and also laboratory animal medicine through the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Residency training programs are designed to prepare you to meet the requirements for certification in the corresponding veterinary specialty. Residents in this program generally complete an MS or PhD degree in veterinary medical sciences.