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The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences provides graduate professional training to interns and residents through the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Recruitment and selection for this program are through the Veterinary Intern and Resident Matching Program (VIRMP). Two- or three-year residency programs are available in companion animal medicine, companion animal surgery, dermatology, equine medicine, equine surgery, equine practice, zoological medicine, cardiology, diagnostic imaging, medical oncology, radiation oncology, ophthalmology, and theriogenology. Concurrent graduate academic studies leading to the MS degree may be arranged in a variety of concentrations. 



The LSU SVM also offers residencies in both anatomic and clinical pathology through the Department of Pathobiological Sciences.



For information about available VCS residencies, please select links below.




Companion Animal Medicine


Companion Animal Surgery




Diagnostic Imaging


Equine Medicine


Equine Practice


Equine Surgery


Medical Oncology




Radiation Oncology




Veterinary Intern and Residency Matching Program (VIRMP)


Zoological Medicine


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