Residency and Internship Programs

The University of Florida Veterinary Hospitals has many residency and internship programs for veterinarians. Please visit the VIRMP program site if you are interested in applying to one of our programs (please note: our ophthalmology, clinical pathology and anatomic pathology programs are managed outside the VIRMP match system).

Veterinary Medical Residency Programs

AKC Theriogenology Residency

The two-year residency program provides advanced clinical training focused on canine reproduction, with comparative species incorporated to a smaller degree.

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Cardiology Residency

This three-year residency program in cardiology prepares talented veterinarians for a career in academic veterinary medicine or specialty practice.

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Dermatology Residency (+MS)

This four-year residency program is designed to provide in-depth training in veterinary dermatology to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the dermatologic conditions of domestic animals.

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Emergency and Critical Care Residency

This three-year program provides exposure to a large number of cases within a fully-staffed emergency service and intensive care unit.

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Exotic, Wildlife and Zoological Medicine Residency

This three-year program includes field activities at collaborating Florida zoological facilities, such as the Lubee Bat Conservancy, St. Augustine Alligator Farm, and Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo.

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Integrative Medicine (Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation) Residency

This three-year program allows development of a high level of clinical skill and expertise in the field of sports medicine and rehabilitation.

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Neurology Residency

This three-year program is based on the guidelines established by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Specialty of Neurology.

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Small Animal Medicine Residency

This three-year program prepares talented veterinarians for a career in academic veterinary medicine or specialty practice. Emphasis is placed on clinical medicine, teaching, and clinical research.

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Small Animal Surgery Residency (+MS)

This four-year conforming program is specifically designed to fulfill requirements established by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons while completing a Masters of Veterinary Science degree.

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Large Animal Food Animal Reproduction and Medicine Residency (+MS)

This two- or three-year program offers instruction, service and research activities with food animals, including dairy, beef, cattle, small ruminants and swine.

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Large Animal Surgery Residency (+MS)

This four-year conforming program is specifically designed to fulfill requirements established by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons while completing a Masters of Veterinary Science degree.

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Anesthesia Residency (+MS)

This is a four-year clinical residency program in Veterinary Anesthesiology and pain management (primarily perioperative pain management).

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IDEXX Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology Residency

This three-year clinical program is specifically designed to fulfill requirements established by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR).

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Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology Residency

This three-year clinical program is specifically designed to fulfill requirements established by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR).

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NON-VIRMP

Clinical Pathology Residency

This program works closely with clinicians to actively participate in the diagnostic evaluation of a broad range of species, to include many zoologic and non-mammalian specimens.

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NON-VIRMP

Anatomic Pathology Residency

This program is designed to train successful veterinary pathologists with emphasis on preparation for the certification examination given by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP).

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NON-VIRMP

Ophthalmology Residency (+MS)

This program prepares veterinarians to performa all aspects of veterinary ophthalmology, both medical and surgical.

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Medical Oncology Residency (+MS)

This four-year conforming program is designed to fulfill all requirements established by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine while completing a Masters of Veterinary Science degree.

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Veterinary Medical Internship Programs

Aquatic Animal Health Specialty Internship

This internship is a rotating one-year introductory training program in aquatic clinical medicine with a research component.

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Food Animal Reproduction and Medicine Internship

This one-year program conducts instruction, service and research activities with food animals, including dairy and beef cattle, small ruminants and swine.

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Zoological, Small and Large Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship

This new one-year joint Internship provides broad exposure to a wide variety of veterinary disciplines.

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Large Animal Surgery- Equine Sports Medicine Internship

This one-year certificate program provides advanced training and skills in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in equine sports medicine and surgery

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Medical Oncology Internship

This one-year internship program performs within our oncology service, a comprehensive cancer treatment facility with surgical, medical and radiation oncology working closely together.

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Surgical Oncology Internship

This intensive one-year internship program performs within our oncology service, a comprehensive cancer treatment facility with surgical, medical and radiation oncology working closely together.

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Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Internship

This one-year position is designed to produce a skilled practitioner well-equipped for shelter practice or to be competitive for a residency program in Shelter Medicine.

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Small Animal Medicine Internship

This one-year specialty internship provides an opportunity to acquire advanced training and skills in the diagnosis and treatment of internal medicine diseases in dogs and cats.

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Small Animal Surgery Internship

This one-year position provides an opportunity to acquire advanced training and skills in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases in dogs and cats.

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Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Rotating Internship

The UF small animal rotating internship offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated, hardworking, and professional individual to work and learn in a busy and friendly referral hospital.

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Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Rotating Internship

The UF small animal rotating internship offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated, hardworking, and professional individual to work and learn in a busy and friendly referral hospital.

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Veterinary Technician Internship Programs

Veterinary Technician Internship

This program is for technicians wanting to focus in Anesthesia & Pain Management or Emergency Medicine & Critical Care.

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