The Department of Clinical Sciences / Small Animal Teaching Hospital participates in the advancement of the veterinary profession through its commitment to post-DVM training programs. House officers (interns and residents) are chosen annually to continue their training as a member of the Small Animal Teaching Hospital faculty. These house officers actively participate in the teaching and research missions of the Small Animal Teaching Hospital and the Department of Clinical Sciences.
Selection for the postgraduate internships and for residencies in the specialities of veterinary internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, neurology, and surgery is administered through the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians Intern/Resident Matching Program. Internships are 12 month rotating experiences in all phases of the clinical program. The 36 month residencies include pursuit of the Master of Science degree in Clinical Sciences and meet the requirements of the specialty colleges.