Purdue University - Internship in Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
February 18, 2014 - May 19, 2014

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine – Internship in Diagnostic Imaging

The position is a 12.5 month clinical program (0.5 month orientation and 12 months clinical training) providing advanced clinical training in diagnostic imaging commencing June 16, 2014 to June 30, 2015. The program is designed to qualify the individual for entry into an approved residency program leading to board certification in Diagnostic Imaging. The intern will be mentored and trained by at least two radiologists. The intern will be expected to interact with and contribute to the education of veterinary students. He/she will participate in the clinical services provided in the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (radiology and diagnostic ultrasound) including after-hours service in the Diagnostic Imaging section (at a later point of time in training) and be responsible for interpretation and reporting in these areas. Presentation of one 45 minute seminar to an audience of faculty, house officers, and students is required. Submission of one article for publication in a scientific journal is also required. Interns are expected to attend a weekly one hour lecture specifically tailored for interns.

Besides Diagnostic Imaging residency and internship training, the Department of Veterinary Clinical Science and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital also maintains rotating small animal internships, and residency training in other disciplines including: Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Comparative Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Comparative Ophthalmology, Food Animal Production Medicine, Large Animal Medicine, Large Animal Surgery, Neurology, Small Animal Medicine, Small Animal Surgery, and Emergency and Critical Care.

The applicant must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. A veterinary degree and interest in advanced training in diagnostic imaging is required. A completed rotating internship in small or large animal medicine/surgery OR equivalent experience is also required.

Each intern is assigned a mentor who provides guidance and serves as a liaison throughout the program. A certificate will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the program. Benefits include 22 days of vacation, health insurance, and professional liability insurance. Additional financial compensation is provided for night and weekend emergency cases. Indiana licensure is not required for participation in this program. You must, however, be a citizen of the United States, Canada, or Mexico to qualify for this position due to visa issues.

Apply by submitting your Curriculum Vitae (CV), letter of intent, a transcript of veterinary school record, and 3 letters of recommendations to Dr. CK Lim (lim152@purdue.edu), 625, Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN, 47907. While an interview is not required, it is recommended in order to become more fully informed about our program. Screening of applications begins February 25, 2014.

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential. Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse work force.