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Veterinary Clinical Sciences Visiting Program
The goal of the Visitor Program is to provide the visitor with an in-depth exposure to specialty areas in veterinary medicine. Visitor programs enrich our own clinical program and research labs, provide academic growth for visiting participants, and help other institutions meet specific programmatic needs. Visitors provide opportunities for collaboration and sharing of ideas in teaching, clinics, and research. Compliance with Ohio Law, state licensure requirements, and University liability insurance coverage limits or may prevent hands-on clinical experience, but visitors are encouraged to observe our faculty and students in all clinical activities, including patient exams, rounds, special procedures, and surgeries
Fees and Required Documents
The standard visitor fee is $400 per week, or $800 per rotation. For international visitors in need of an extended stay visa, a $450 fee paid in US currency is applicable. International visitors requiring a visa will also need to verify their proficiency in English. Payments are due upon acceptance into the visitor program, and a visit may be cancelled if payments have not been recieved 30 days prior to a scheduled visit. Payment information will be given upon acceptance. You must also sumbit proof of health insurance, proof of professional liability insurance, proof of recent TB test results, and proof of up-to-date rabies vaccination. We cannot sign AVMA PLIT forms. You may make online payments here: https://vet.osu.edu/clinical-sciences/visiting-payment
Please see the following table for the required documents you may be required to submit in addition to the following application. After submitting your application you will be notified (via the email you provided) which documents we will require.
Required Documents, Submit Along with Application Below
|Visiting Student, Intern, Resident, Faculty Professionals, or Practitioners||
|Visiting International Student, Intern, Resident, Faculty Professional, or Practitioner||
Full Visiting Program Policy can be found HERE, Please note that this policy is undergoing review and changes.
Please direct questions or comments to our Visiting Program Coordinator, Heather Eskew, by email CVM-VCSVisitingProgramCoordinator [at] osu [dot] edu Each visitor will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may have different requirements than those listed above.