Rotating Internship

Our Internship Program is designed to prepare the motivated Intern for entrance into a Residency, Specialty Internship program, or a career in a high-paced quality private practice. Our Internship Program will expose the participant to a wide range of cases and practice styles. Intern responsibilities include primary case management of emergency and specialty cases, as well as assisting in diagnostics and therapeutics for hospitalized cases on all rotations.

Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital is a progressive, 24-hour emergency and referral center, plus a central hospital for 10 Primary Care practices in the area. We offer services in: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Cardiology, Neurology, Avian/Exotic practice, Feline I131 Therapy, Primary Care, Ophthalmology and Critical Care. We can also offer out rotations in Dermatology, Shelter Medicine and Zoo/Wildlife upon request. Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital broad services and central hospital component creates a complete and well-rounded Internship of specialty and primary care experience.

With cutting edge technology at the forefront of our facility, we are able to provide an on-site reference lab (IDEXX), ultrasound, echocardiography, digital radiography including dental, fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, radioactive iodine therapy, flexible and rigid endoscopy, laparoscopy, arthroscopy, YAG laser, telemetry, critical care monitoring equipment, and so forth needed to run a busy 24-hour specialty hospital.

At Metropolitan, we focus on teaching our Interns through multiple didactic rounds each week. Additionally, we offer multiple journal clubs, grand rounds, clinical pathology conferences, and resident-level courses. As part of the program, Interns are required to prepare: a clinical pathology presentation, a technician CE presentation, a grand round presentation, and encouraged to submit a publication to a peer-reviewed journal.

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The Intern’s schedule is flexible and customizable, in line with your area of interest. Elective weeks are scheduled to allow further concentration in the Intern’s area of primary clinical interest. These rotations can be onsite or offsite at a place of your choice.

In addition to our top pay, the hospital will provide a portion of medical insurance, a uniform allowance, a continuing education stipend, and reimbursement for Ohio licensure. Interns will have 5 days for job and Internship/Residency interviews, as well as up to 5 days to pursue continuing education outside of the hospital.

Applicants for the internship program who are interested in further information or arranging a visit to the hospital should contact the Internship-Externship Administrator, Jeni Smith at [email protected], or call 330-666-2976 Ext. 347.

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