Residency, 01/01/2020

ECVN Conforming Residency in Neurology and Neurosurgery at Dick White Referrals, UK (2020-2023)

This programme is available from Spring/Summer 2020. Application deadline: 15th February 2020

Dick White Referrals is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic veterinary surgeon interested in neurology & neurosurgery, to undertake a three-year ECVN conforming residency program. The residency programme will comprise a combination of small animal referral practice, specialist training, clinical research, informal undergraduate teaching with external rotations in equine, farm and exotic animal neurology & neurosurgery.

It is anticipated that the candidate will become eligible to sit the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN) Diploma Examination. The successful candidate will join the DWR’s rapidly expanding team of RCVS, European and American Specialist clinicians in a wide range of disciplines (anaesthesia, cardiology, clinical pathology, veterinary pathology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, neurology &neurosurgery, physiotherapy, soft tissue surgery, emergency and critical care) and the DWR team of residents and interns. 

The resident will be supervised and work on daily contact with three ECVN Diplomates and one Clinical Fellow in Neurology. DWR has modern equipment including 24/7 availability, in-house clinical pathology laboratory and cytology, radiography, ultrasonography, fluoroscopy, electrodiagnostic equipment, MRI, CT, dedicated neurosurgical unit, intensive care unit and easy access to radiotherapy. We are looking for a candidate with strong background knowledge in veterinary medicine and surgery and ready to work with a busy caseload. 

Annual caseload is about 2000 for neurology, 500 for neurosurgery. Applicants must have successfully completed a 12-month rotating internship or have equivalent experience during two years in small animal practice. Successful candidate must have good written, verbal communication, interpersonal and organisational skills. The candidate must be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons or be eligible and hold a valid driving license. 

This programme is available from Spring/Summer 2020. 

Application deadline: 15th February 2020

Application should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, 2 letters of references including at least one letter from an ECVN Diplomate sent electronically to Elena at