Type of InstitutionNon-Profit Research Institute
DirectorLori Hill DVM, DACLAM, Director of Education

1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 0063, Houston, Texas 77030

Who to ContactLori Hill DVM, DACLAM
Contact Emaillrhill@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

Senior in veterinary school

How many trainees at one time?

SalaryNone for the preceptor
Availability of housingPreceptor 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.