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Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Students will attend rounds and participate in diagnosis and treatment of most species in a zoological setting. A mentored project (research, teaching module, case presentation, etc) is to be completed during the externship.
3- ACZM boarded veterinarians
1- ACVP boarded pathologist
residents in clinical (1) and pathological (1) zoological medicine
- Student computer access
- Online journal access
- Library access
Students will participate in all facets of the medical program at the National Zoo's facility, including: routine care of hospitalized animals; quarantine animals; pathology; medical records review; case rounds. A special project will be assigned whenever possible.
- Monday - Friday + one weekend day per week (>40 hr per week)
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Department of Animal Health
3001 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington DC 20008
(202) 633-2747
(202) 673-4733
Dr Jessica Siegal-Willott, DVM, DACZM
Updated: 02/08/11
Washington, DC
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