Residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine

The Department of Comparative Medicine offers a two year, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)-recognized residency in laboratory animal medicine. This program is designed to meet the training requirements for certification by ACLAM and provides training in the following disciplines:

  • Clinical medicine and surgery
  • Anatomic and clinical pathology
  • Virology, serology, and molecular diagnostics
  • Biotechnology
  • Vivarium management
  • Regulatory compliance

Graduate Courses

Comparative Medicine faculty teach a number of graduate courses at the School of Medicine, including:

  • Stem and Progenitor Cells in the Adult Nervous System (NSCI 585a)
  • Principles of Human Genetics (GENE 500)
  • Mouse in Biomedical Research (GENE 703)

More Information

Smith, Peter

For more information about Comparative Medicine's education programs, please contact Peter C. Smith, DVM, Director of the Residency Training Program.

P: (203) 785-2531
F: (203) 785-7499