Clinical Pathology Residency

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine residency in clinical pathology is a three-year program designed to provide post-DVM training in veterinary cytology, hematology, and clinical chemistry. Additionally, trainees are strongly encouraged to pursue a PhD or MS degree. The resident will participate in diagnostic service and the veterinary medicine instructional program on a full-time basis under the direction of two ACVP board-certified clinical pathologists. Time will be scheduled for tutorial instruction, rounds, seminars, guided self-study and participation in research projects. This training program utilizes faculty and facilities of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences as well as other departments within the School of Veterinary Medicine. The starting date for the clinical pathology residency is usually in August , and annual salary is $32,500. Completion of our three year residency program satisfies the requirements for ACVP board examination eligibility.