Type of Institution Non-Profit Research Institute
Director Lori Hill DVM, DACLAM, Director of Education
Address

1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 0063, Houston, Texas 77030

Who to Contact Lori Hill DVM, DACLAM
Contact Email lrhill@mdanderson.org
Contact Phone (713) 792-7272
Contact Fax (713) 745-2688
How long are the rotations? 2-4 weeks for preceptors
When do rotations start? Arrangements should be made 6 months in advance of externship/preceptorship
Prerequisites

Senior in veterinary school

How many trainees at one time?

1
Salary None for the preceptor
Benefits None
Availability of housing Preceptor must locate their own housing in the Houston area.
Overview of the program

The Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery is a Cancer Center Support Grant core resource, providing research animal husbandry and specialized veterinary services on the MD Anderson-Houston campus. The department is comprised of 5 sections: North & South campus animal resources (housing & husbandry), Compliance and Rodent Clinical Care (rodent veterinary health and compliance programs), Veterinary Pathology (clinical pathology laboratory & anatomic and histopathology laboratory), and Experimental Surgery and Imaging Support (experimental surgery & clinical care). Each sections is directed by a veterinarian; with ten veterinary faculty including, 3 board-certified veterinary pathologists, 4 board-certified laboratory animal medicine veterinarians.

To Apply:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in the senior year of veterinary school recognized by the AVMA with an interest in laboratory animal medicine. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, proof of current enrollment in veterinary school and a letter of support to Dr. Lori Hill at lrhill@mdanderson.org.
Other comments  Parking is expensive ($12-15/day) but Houston does have a bus system.