The Clinical Sciences Residency program offers separate three-year combined residency and master’s degree programs and requires at least a one-year internship or equivalent experience. Most positions are filled through the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program sponsored by the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians.
Work, teach, and learn in state-of-the-art facilities, with access to modern diagnostic and treatment technology and equipment.
Residencies are offered as positions are available in the following services:
- Anesthesia and Pain Management
- Emergency and Critical Care
- Equine Medicine and Surgery
- Equine Reproduction
- Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Small Animal Internal Medicine
- Small Animal Surgery
- Soft Tissue Surgery and Neurosurgery
- Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Training and Experience
Trainee responsibilities include clinical assignments, case responsibilities, participation in teaching third- and fourth-year veterinary students, a limited number of lectures, some participation in laboratory and continuing education courses, and participation in resident rounds. Residents are required to do night and weekend emergency duty in the hospital and ambulatory service where applicable.
Application Information and Deadlines
To apply, submit an application and upload required materials through the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program.
Application information for programs that do not participate in VIRMP:
- Equine sports medicine and rehabilitation
- Ophthalmology – email Mandy Casteel-Denney
- Orthopedic medicine and mobility – email Mandy Casteel-Denney
|November 1, 2021||Application Opens|
|January 10, 2022||Application Deadline|
Have questions about the program, minimum requirements, application process, or compensation and benefits? Fill out the contact form to get in touch with our program staff.
Compensation and Benefits
Residents receive a stipend and full tuition coverage. For more information about Colorado State University employee benefits, visit the Human Resources website.
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