Published: 08 December 2014
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Clinical Training Scholarships (internships)

Departments of Clinical Science and Services and Production and Population Health

Applications are invited for Clinical Training Scholarships (internships) in a variety of disciplines. Scholarships are open to veterinary graduates holding a degree registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Small animal clinical training scholars will receive advanced training and gain experience in the disciplines of internal medicine, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, neurology and diagnostic imaging at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (Hawkshead campus).

Production animal clinical training scholars will receive advanced training and gain experience including internal medicine and surgery, livestock health and production, theriogenology and veterinary public health. There will be four scholarships available.
Two scholars will alternate between the RVC Welsh Regional Veterinary Centre based in South Wales and the RVC Ambulatory Practice based at RVC. One scholar will be embedded in Synergy Farm Health in Dorset. One position will be based in the Farm Animal Clinical Centre based at RVC and will predominantly involve working with referred individual hospitalised farm animals and camelids.

Equine clinical training scholars will receive advanced training and gain experience in the disciplines of equine surgery, internal medicine, anaesthesia and diagnostic imaging based in the Equine Referral Hospital (Hawkshead campus). These scholarships count as a rotating internship for the Specialist European Colleges.

Thirteen Small Animal scholarships, four Production Animal and three Equine scholarship will commence on Monday 29 June 2015 for a fixed term (54 weeks). The tax-free stipend is £14,278 pa for 54 weeks.

For further information about the CTS programme, selection criteria and details on how to apply online, please visit the website: http://www.rvc.ac.uk/Postgraduate/CTS

For an informal discussion about these scholarships, please contact:
Small Animal Mr Dominic Barfield ()
Production Animal Mr John Fishwick ()
Equine Prof. Josh Slater ()
General queries/how to apply
Closing date: Sunday 18th January 2015

 

 Senior Clinical Training Scholarships (residencies)

 Applications are invited for Senior Clinical Training Scholarships (residencies) in a variety of disciplines. These are three-year postgraduate programmes involving supervised clinical work and applied clinical research. Scholars will receive specialised training in the relevant discipline while working within the College’s hospitals (or farms/referral facilities where relevant) and will be expected to prepare to sit the examination for membership of the relevant European or American specialty boards. Scholars will also be enrolled onto a Masters of Veterinary Medicine (MVetMed) programme. Scholars will be involved in clinical research and will be expected to submit for publication manuscripts based on their research work during the three-year programme.

Scholarships are open to veterinary graduates holding a degree registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. The tax-free stipend for the Senior Scholarship will start at £16,902 per annum, increasing by annual increments to £18,222 and will be continued subject to satisfactory progress and assessment.

Scholarships will commence on Wednesday 1st July 2015.

For informal discussions about these scholarships please contact the following:
Anaesthesia and Analgesia Mr. Chris Seymour ()
Dr. Hatim Alibhai ()
Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Mr. Dan Chan ()
Small Animal Internal Medicine Prof. Hattie Syme ()
Small Animal Cardiology Prof. Virginia Luis Fuentes ()
Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging Dr. Randi Dress ()
Small Animal Oncology Dr. Ana Lara ()
Small Animal Ophthalmology Mr. Rick Sanchez ()
Small Animal Surgery Ms. Vicky Lipscomb ()
Neurology and Neurosurgery Mr. Patrick Kenny ()
Equine Medicine Prof. Josh Slater ()
Farm Animal Health and Production (Based in Dorset) Mr. John Fishwick ()
Anatomic Pathology Dr. Simon Priestnall ()
Clinical Pathology Dr. Balazs Szladovits ()
Closing date: Tuesday 6th January 2015
Interview dates for Senior Clinical Training Scholarships: 23rd February – 6th March, 2015

For further details and how to apply for these scholarships, please visit http://www.rvc.ac.uk/CTS or email quoting the appropriate discipline.

Last Updated: 09 December 2014