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Application Procedures

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the United States. Starting this year, all applications must be made through the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program (VIRMP). Additional information regarding this program as well as application instructions can be found at: ( Please note, applicants to this program must complete their applications on or before 12/12/22 to ensure that the program has ample time to schedule and complete onsite interviews with prospective candidates. As this deadline is distinct from other residency specialists participating in the VIRMP, you should contact your references and registrar to ensure they submit their letters of support and your transcripts ahead of the 12/12/22 deadline.

Qualified women and members of under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Questions can be directed to:

Dr. Peter C Smith,
Professor and Director of Residency Training
Department of Comparative Medicine
Yale University, School of Medicine
PO Box 208016
New Haven, CT 06520-8016
Phone: 203-785-2531