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ACVP Anatomic Pathology Externship

ACVP Externship Information

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Colorado State University
Dept of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

Environment: State Diagnostic Laboratory staffed by Academic Faculty

Discipline/Field of Study: Anatomic Pathology

Length of Externship: 1-3 weeks

Time of Year: all year

Funding/Stipend: No

Housing Provided: No

Description of Externship

We conduct approximately 1600 Necropsies and 34,000 Surgical Biopsies each year. Case material derives from the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, private practitioners, the National Park Service and private individuals. The anatomic pathology groups consists of 8 board certified anatomic pathologists and 6 pathology residents. Informal activities include participation in the post-mortem practicum with CSU Senior Veterinary Students and observation of surgical biopsy diagnosis with pathology faculty and residents. Scheduled activities include: weekly histology and clinical pathology slide seminar, journal club, surgical pathology class, gross pathology class and necropsy rounds. ​​​

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Contact Us:
1682 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1682

(970) 491-6144

(970) 491-0603