Department: Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Specialist

Internal Medicine Specialist

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC) is offering a position as an Internal Medicine Senior Veterinarian. Requirements for this position are ACVIM board certification in Internal Medicine and eligibility for a New York State license. As an internist at AMC, you will have the chance to train residents and interns and be challenged daily in a unique opportunity that blends clinical practice and academics and allows for cross pollination of ideas between clinicians and residents.

AMC comprises almost every specialty and subspecialty of small animal medicine and surgery, with an emphasis on collaborative medicine, offering a chance to expand your personal clinical skillset. The hospital provides an environment where learning new procedures is possible and encouraged.

The Internal Medicine Department is fully staffed with state-of-the-art equipment for endoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy, ultrasonography, laparoscopy, and interventional radiology. You will be part of our internal medicine team of 7 boarded specialists and dedicated hospitalists. Internal medicine works closely with the Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy Service, staffed with 2 boarded specialists. In addition, the Internal Medicine Department has a dedicated Hemodialysis and Extracorporeal Therapy Service. State-of-the-art CT and MRI are also available, overseen by our Diagnostic Imaging Department with 4 radiologists. Our assistant and licensed veterinary technician team is highly familiar with all internal medicine and interventional procedures. Additionally, our staff practice a high level of anesthetic competency overseen by our Anesthesia Department to assist with complex and high-risk cases.

As a Senior Veterinarian, your job will be a hybrid between outpatient clinical medicine, inpatient care, and procedures. You will also participate in oversight of residents, teaching of interns, and contribute to and participate in academic teaching rounds.

As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we have an expanded capacity and dedication to providing critical care to the patients that we service. A close relationship with the Emergency and Critical Care Department allows for joint oversight and awareness of ICU patients. This allows for early recognition and intervention of decompensating patients when we cannot be available.

AMC is committed to serving our NYC community and offers multiple funding options for clientele in financial need, providing an opportunity to treat complicated cases that might otherwise be unable to access care elsewhere. As a non-profit organization, external funding may become available through donations for both academic and clinical needs, not generally accessible to other institutions.

AMC provides a unique blend of learning, teaching, clinical medicine, and research. We are seeking clinicians who are interested in continuing to grow personally but also in investing in the growth of others. We offer an alternative to day-to-day clinical practice with an opportunity to be part of our larger mission and goals. We believe that the right clinician will be inspired and invigorated in this role.

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Four-day work week
  • Comprehensive benefits including health insurance with medical, dental, and vision benefits, very generous paid time off, paid continuing education time-off and stipend, and 403-b retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Possibility of housing in an AMC apartment building or assistance to find housing
  • School loan debt forgiveness opportunity as a non-profit hospital
  • Non-corporate practice without pressure for percentage pay
  • Collegial work with colleagues in a non-competitive structure with strong teaching and mentoring opportunities as well as opportunities for research

Salary Range

$225,000 – $275,000

A Commitment to Lifelong Learning

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is conveniently located near a multitude of prestigious research and teaching hospitals. AMC’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this legacy today as the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital, with 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services. Our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together.

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way veterinary care is delivered industry wide. This shared commitment to learning, teaching, and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement and growth.

We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to fully renovate the hospital, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.


For more information, please contact Dr. Katherine Quesenberry at To apply for this position, please send your resume, letter of interest, and contact information of three references to Human Resources at