Other Veterinary Training

Research and Clinical Training for Veterinarians

Veterinarians play a critical role in conducting and supporting biomedical and translational research. To encourage careers in the field of veterinary biomedical research, the Department of Comparative Medicine (DCM) at the Stanford School of Medicine offers several training and research opportunities to students in veterinary school or those who already hold a DVM/VMD degree.

Veterinary Pathology Fellowship

The Comparative and Experimental Pathology Fellowship is offered by the DCM in collaboration with the Department of Pathology and regional industry (biotechnology and pharmaceutical) partners.

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Veterinary Externship

The DCM offers three externship opportunities to 3rd and 4th year veterinary students:

  • Comparative Pathology (Comp Path):  2 weeks
  • Laboratory Animal Medicine (LAM):  2 or 4 weeks
  • Joint Comp Path and LAM: 4 Weeks (2 weeks for each rotation)

T32 Training

This program, funded by a T32 training grant from the NIH, helps address the shortage of veterinarians who are trained for independent research. It supports veterinarians during their research training as Postdoctoral Scholars at Stanford University.

Learn more about the T32 Program >