Philosophy of Internship: The internship rotates through surgery/lameness, ambulatory/reproduction, anesthesia/ICU, and internal medicine/emergency medicine. The internship is divided between training with specialists in-hospital and primary case responsibility in the field.
Internship Duties: Interns are responsible for all hospitalized patients as well as assisting with receiving of cases under the different services and clinicians. Interns have rotating emergency duties and assist the nighttime emergency doctor if needed. Case rounds occur each morning between 8:00 and 9:00 am. There are educational rounds for the interns every Wednesday morning and journal article presentations every other Friday for all doctors in the practice.
Additional Information: We strongly value our practice culture which promotes teamwork and collaboration between our specialists and general practitioners. As such, an externship at our practice is a prerequisite for the internship application.
Application Requirements: Current photo of the applicant, official transcript, three letters of recommendation, CV, and letter of intent. Applications should be submitted via email.
Internship Coordinator: Sarah Mercer-Bowyer, DVM
Internship Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Life after internship: Our previous interns have gone on to complete specialty training in Internal Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care, and Radiology programs as well as enjoy careers in general practice.
Graduation from an accredited veterinary school and licensed in the state of California.
Additional Salary Information: Annual CE Stipend and monthly contribution to health insurance
Free on-site housing available
About Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center
Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center is a referral hospital located in Penryn, CA at the base of the Sierra Foothills. The hospital provides referral services for a group of 4 practices with a total of 25-30 veterinarians. The hospital is located on a 25 acre facility that houses between 60-100 horses. Facilities include 2 hospital barns, 2 ICUs, 2 isolation facilities, and an array of covered paddocks and pastures. The hospital has a full surgical suite, MRI, digital radiography, digital ultrasound, and endoscopy. The group of doctors is highly collaborative with a team approach to patient care and client services.