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Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine

Emergency/Critical Care rotation at a private practice emergency and referral hospital
extern will shadow the clinical supervisor during the regularly
scheduled shift (8 am-6 pm Wednesday through Saturday). This will
involve patient rounds in the morning and evening, patient exams, any
procedures performed, and seeing emergency cases during the day. During
any downtime the extern will be asked to research certain topics related
to current patients in the medical ICU and/or could involve more
in-depth case discussion on current ICU patients.
  • Several borarded specialists full-time onsite: 2 DACVS, 1 DACVR, 1 DACVIM, 1 DACVECC
  • 1 doctor residency-trained in ophthalmology who just sat for boards
  • Two part-time specialists: 1 DACVD, 1 DACVB
  • Advacned equipment/procedures: CT, endoscopy, I-131 therapy, laproscopic surgery
In-house library of commonly used clinical books, twice daily doctor rounds
in time for morning rounds and morning assessments of patients,
participate in patient assessment and writing of daily orders, assist in
any procedures scheduled, potentially assist in any emergency
surgeries, shadow doctor on emergency receiving/be involved in ER case
work-up and owner discussions, stay until all patients are set for the
day and cases have been rounded on to the overnight doctor. During
downtime there will likely be self-directed learning activities such as
reading up on a case or researching a certain condition, procedure, etc.
10-12 hours/day, 4 days/week
Central Veterinary Hospital
Currently: 843 State Street, New Haven CT

New address as of end of November, 2013: 4 Devine Street, North Haven, CT
(203) 865-0878
(203) 867-5195
S. Anna Pesillo-Crosby, VMD, DACVECC
Posted: 10/24/13
New Haven, CT