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SMIRK Internship Program

Colorado State University is offering a one-year research internship for veterinarians with a strong interest in small animal sports medicine, orthopedics and rehabilitation. The program is designed for applicants with an interest in pursuing ACVS or ACVSMR specialty training following the CSU internship year. The goal of the position is to provide the successful applicant with a fundamental research background in the area of small animal sports medicine, primarily with participation in ongoing clinical studies. Please email Dr. Duerr with questions about opportunities for 2019.

ACVSMR Residency Program

Colorado State University is offering a residency position to qualified DVMs seeking greater exposure to and expertise in the discipline of sports medicine and rehabilitation. The successful candidate must have completed, or be currently receiving training in a rotating small animal internship or equivalent. Duties of the small animal sports medicine and rehabilitation resident will include supervised clinical assignments, research, and DVM student teaching. Participation in weekly case presentations, journal clubs and daily case rounds will be expected. For successful completion of the residency program, two publications in the area of rehabilitation/sports medicine are required. The resident will be expected to present their research at a major conference (travel funding provided). Residency training will follow the guidelines of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and emphasize completion of requirements for successful submission of certifying credentials. Further details can be found here.

Please email Dr. Duerr with questions about the program.

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Veterinary Teaching Hospital
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523​​

(970) 297-5000

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