Committing to a one-year internship after graduation isn’t a major commitment (like buying a house, getting married, or making a small human), but it can affect your life and career trajectory. These are my recommended top 5 reasons to do an internship. 1) You want to specialize. This is the easiest consideration, so it goes
I am often surprised by the specialties that people pursue, and how contented they are once they make their choice. One faculty I know is a hard-core researcher, but started out life just helping to do research here-and-there. Twenty years later, he’s a research professor without a PhD. You would think it would be a
Dr. Diehl and I worked for years together at one institution, and continue to do research projects together. She has a great insight into the world of ophthalmology and how to successfully enter it.
Today’s post is from a mentee of mine whom I have known for almost twenty years. She has a daughter (who has now gone to college), and I thought she could provide a perspective on job searching with different family considerations to mine. Enjoy! I am a board-certified veterinary anesthesiologist who recently completed a Ph.D.
I spend a lot of time talking about a traditional clinical faculty career path: vet school -> internship -> residency -> faculty position. If you spend any time speaking with faculty members, though, you will discover an incredible array of paths they took to get there. Some worked in medical schools, some were in practice,
The residency is the path to specialization. There are a handful of veterinary specialties you can earn without a residency, but, for the vast majority, a 2-4 year residency is the only path to specialization. So, really, the question of doing a residency is: Should you be a specialist? Obviously this is a question you