Residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine
The Department of Pathology/Section on Comparative Medicine of Wake Forest School of Medicine invites applications for a Residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine, available July 1, 2013.
This ACLAM-certified residency offers a unique opportunity for motivated individuals interested in residency training in a high-quality training program designed to provide board eligibility for the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Our structured program is guided by 4 ACLAM Diplomates and has a strong record of success in board preparation. The residency provides experience across a wide species range, with an emphasis on nonhuman primates.
The duration of residency is 1-2 years, with the potential for subsequent entry into a 3-year NIH-sponsored post-doctoral fellowship leading to an advanced degree (PhD or MS). Research opportunities include internationally recognized programs in aging, cardiovascular disease, cancer, regenerative medicine, diabetes, reproductive system disorders, and substance abuse.
Unique institutional resources include the Wake Forest University Primate Center, the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University, the WFU Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the Center for Human Genomics, the Women's Health Center of Excellence, the Center for Biomolecular Imaging, and the Sticht Center for Aging Research. A national resource primate breeding colony is housed at the WFUPC. WFSM provides health insurance and other fringe benefits.
The Medical Center is the major employer in Winston-Salem, an affordable community of 200,000 in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Applicants must be graduates of AVMA-accredited schools of veterinary medicine, or have a license to practice in a US state. Interested applicants should send a statement of career goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, official college transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to:
Nancy Kock, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Recruiting Coordinator
Department of Pathology, Section on Comparative Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1040
Telephone: 336-713-7389, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wake Forest School of Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.