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Medical Resident - Food Animal Internal Medicine/Surgery (Veterinary Health Center)

Apply now Department: 3670080070 Veterinary Health Center
Job no: 511812
Employment type: Residency
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Veterinary Medicine, Medical
Pay Grade: 001

About this Role:

The Veterinary Health Center at Kansas State University is offering a three-year residency in Food Animal Internal Medicine and Surgery. This program is designed to prepare the resident for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. This program is approved by ACVIM, follows the Certification Manual (CM) from ACVIM (www.ACVIM.org) for training residents and is directed by 5 LAIM diplomats of the ACVIM.  An additional 3 food animal production medicine faculty provide consultation support. The residency is further supported by board certified faculty in anesthesiology, cardiology, radiology, ophthalmology, oncology, dermatology, etc.

The Livestock Services section typically has 3 house officers per year (1 intern and 2 residents). The Livestock Services sections annual total “in-house” caseload is approximately 1,300 animals 80% bovine (predominately beef cattle), 13% small ruminant, 4% camelids and 3% pigs. This training program is exclusive to food and fiber animals. Experience is gained in both individual animal medicine and surgery, as well as in reproduction, nutrition and in herd/flock production medicine. The resident will have individual time as well as faculty guided board’s review in preparation for board examinations and other scholarly requirements of the ACVIM.

Faculty of the Livestock Services section have developed a well-organized training program committed to the success of the candidate and his/her professional goals. The resident will receive cross-training in equine internal medicine through participation in weekly combined journal club, weekly morbidity and mortality rounds and select rotations on the equine internal medicine service.

Residents receive semi-annual written evaluations which are discussed with the Resident Advisor. Annual reappointment is contingent upon continued satisfactory performance in all aspects of the program.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in the graduate school and completion of a program leading to a Master of Science degree or a Doctor of Philosophy

Other Requirements:

All K-State employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless granted an exemption by the university) by their first day of employment.  To learn more about this requirement and potential exemptions, please visit K-State’s COVID-19 website.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references 

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information contact Dr. Emily Reppert at erepper@vet.k-state.edu

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$ 36,782 annual salary

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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