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The Department of Biomedical Sciences currently supports three-year residency programs in both anatomic and clinical pathology. These training programs are designed to prepare trainees to become board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathology. Residents are trained in all aspects of diagnostic investigation including cytology, hematology, clinical chemistry and urinalysis for clinical pathology trainees and surgical biopsy and necropsy for anatomic pathology trainees. Residents participate in weekly journal club and attend rounds for histopathology, gross pathology and cytology. They work closely with students, house officers and clinicians in the teaching hospital as well as referring veterinarians. Residents are also encouraged to pursue research projects of interest and educational benefit. The goal of the program is to provide residents with a learning environment conducive to becoming highly competent veterinary pathologists with skills in diagnostics, teaching and research. Pathology Residency FAQs
There are three residency positions available through the Oregon State Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Consortium (OSLAMRC). The ACLAM-recognized residency program is designed to prepare veterinarians for careers in laboratory animal medicine and meet all requirements to support preparation for ACLAM board certification.
One residency position is available at Oregon State University (OSU), and two residency positions are available at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).
Maddie's Shelter Residency Program, a partnership between the OSU Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine and the Oregon Humane Society (OHS), is a three-year program that enables a student to pursue a Master's in Comparative Health Sciences degree and complete the requirements for board certification. The resident will complete clinical and specialty rotations in shelter medicine at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital and at the OHS Animal Medical Learning Center. They will also participate in national shelter medicine visits, activities, training, and education.
The residency is funded by Maddie's Fund, a family foundation endowed by the founder of Worday and PeopleSoft, Dave Duffield and his wife, Cheryl, with the goal of achieving a no-kill nation by providing solutions to the most challenging issues facing the animal welfare community.
Victry Mueller, DVM
Resident - Shelter Medicine
The Department of Clinical Sciences supports three-year residency programs in surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, radiology, theriogenology and anesthesia.