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.