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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
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)

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Peter C. Smith, DVM, Director of the Residency Training Program

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

Phone: (203) 785-2531
Fax: (203) 785-7499