Residency in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Florida
Location: Ocala, Florida
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
The University of Florida Veterinary Hospital at the World Equestrian Center is offering a 3-year residency in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. The program is structured according to the guidelines defined by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. The 3-year certificate program is primarily devoted to in-hospital service.
Clinical skills and judgment will be built through clinical experience, teaching of professional students, and participation in clinical and didactic rounds and seminars. Completion of a research project is required. It is the intent of the program to provide a broad foundation for a future career in academic sports medicine and rehabilitation or specialized practice.
Duties will consist of clinical assignments including clinical case responsibility, participation in the teaching of clinics to 3rd and 4th year veterinary students, a limited number of didactic lectures and participation in laboratory and continuing education courses. Responsibilities will include night and weekend duty in the hospital. Salary for this position is $50,000.00 annually.
An elaborate benefit package is provided to each resident. This employer-paid package includes a multitude of coverage’s including; medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability, pet, legal, cancer, long term disability, and accident (out of pocket) insurance. With most of the plans, there is also the option to include family members on the coverage at no extra cost to the Resident. If a resident suffers a work related injury, the resident is generally covered under the workers' compensation program of the University provided the resident complies with the requirements of the worker's compensation program. The resident will receive 15 annual leave days each year.
Curriculum Vita - including class rank in veterinary school
Transcripts and Grade Point Average - from all post-secondary institutions attended
Three Letters of Reference - Letters should be submitted electronically to email@example.com by the persons writing the letter. Letters should not be forwarded by the applicant.
Letter of Intent - a personal statement describing background, reasons for applying to the residency and career goals
For full consideration, all candidates must answer the following questions in their letter of intent:
Are you authorized to work in the United States?
Do you now or will you in the future need an employer to sponsor you for a VISA to work in the United States?
Please submit all application materials electronically to Dr. Alison Morton: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prior to submitting any application materials electronically, please black out your social security number.
If you have any program questions, please contact Dr. Alison Morton (email@example.com).
Following review of applications, selected applicants may be contacted for a personal or telephone interview.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Qualifying applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, and a demonstrated interest in equine sports medicine. A one-year internship or at least one year of general practice or equivalent experience with equine focus is requisite.