Board Specialties: Internal Medicine Ophthalmology Surgery Other
Number of Veterinarians: 6-10
Number of Support Staff Per Veterinarian: 1-2
Annual Caseload: 5000+
Average Case Load Per Vet: 25-50/week
Facilities: Farrier on site/Podiatry Center
In Hospital: 20%
Out Patient: 30%
Horse Show: 2%
General Practice/Preventative Care: 30%
Lameness Sports Medicine: 35%
Pre Purchase Exam: 3%
Internal Medicine: 10%
Complementary Medicine: 3%
Regulatory Care: 0%
Internship Established: 2001
Number of Internships Available: 3
Application will be accepted up to: March 1, 2021
Notification will be made by: April 1, 2021
Direct Supervision: 3-6 Months
Estimated Workload: 50-80 hours per week depending on the week. The interns will be off call one 3 day weekend each month.
Emergency Duties (Nights / Week): 5
Emergency Duties (Weekends / Month): 3
Terms of Employment: 1 year
Internship Salary: $33,000
Philosophy of Internship: The goal of our program is to allow our interns to build a strong foundation in equine medicine and surgery in order to develop a confident equine practitioner. Individuals wishing to pursue an equine surgical residency will be well prepared to do so. Likewise, those interns wishing to go into private practice will be equipped with the skills and knowledge base to function as high level general practitioners.
Internship Duties: Daily examination and care of hospitalized patients.Assisting in surgical procedures, ambulatory procedures, evaluation and treatment of outpatient and emergency admissions. Alternating rotation through hospital emergency, outpatient management, anesthesia, and ambulatory on a weekly basis. Participation in weekly journal clubs, intern rounds, and completion of a research project, with the goal of publication.
Prerequisite Application Process: An externship at our facility is preferred but not mandatory. Please submit a CV, letter of intent and 3 letters of recommendation.
Additional Information: For traditional July 1 start dates, applicants must submit their documentation by March 1st. However we do encourage year round applications for those students who may be coming from non-traditional programs or are requesting non-traditional start dates.
Contact Previous Internships: Dr. Suzanne Mund: email@example.com; Dr. Lauren Owens: firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Alex Urban: Aurban@brandonequine.com; Dr. Brigitte Gravitt: email@example.com
Housing : No Vacation: Yes Licensing: Yes On Call Compensation: No Professional Dues: Yes
About Brandon Equine Medical Center
Brandon Equine Medical Center is a full service equine veterinary facility. Services range from routine wellness to advanced surgical, internal medicine and sports medicine procedures and everything in between. We have a staff of 6 senior clinicians (including 3 boarded specialists) and we also have 2 junior associates (interns). The practice enjoys the benefits of excellent support staff and teamwork is critical to our culture. BEMC provides equine veterinary services for central FL with the heart of the practice located just East of Tampa, FL.