Residency in Emergency & Critical Care
Prerequisites other than being a Graduate of a College of Veterinary Medicine:
Must acquire a permit or license to practice veterinary medicine in New York State and must have completed a small animal
rotating medicine and surgery internship.
Requirements for Application
1. Standard VIRMP Application Packet
- VIRMP Application
- Veterinary School Official Transcript from University Registrar
- Personal Statement
- Curriculum Vitae
- 3 – 4 Standardized Letters of Reference
2. Additional Requirements from the Program
- Interview required – in-person or via conference call (in-person interview is recommended) – see program description
Additional information for graduates of universities outside of the Unites States and Canada
All applicants must be eligible to work in the US with proof of current documentation and have their NY state licensure.
Additional Information about Program
The Emergency/Critical Care (ECC) Residency Program at The Animal Medical Center (AMC) is designed to assist candidates
wishing to become board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). The residency
is an intense 3-year clinical training program. Over the past 10 years, the majority of individuals completing the program have
become diplomates in the ACVECC.
The ECC Residency is supported by 3 board-certified specialists in Emergency and Critical Care. Additionally, the AMC houses
staff veterinarians boarded in Cardiology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pathology,
Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Dentistry. The close interaction among these various services creates an atmosphere of
dynamic clinical training and experience.