For Students and Residents

American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
2424 American Lane
Madison, WI 53704

Telephone: +1-608-443-2479
Fax: +1-608-443-2474

Contact Person(s):
Davis Seelig
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
University of Minnesota
1352 Boyd Ave
St Paul, MN 55108
612-626-0471 (Seelig)
Web Site:
Next Open Position:
July 2018
Application Deadline:
October 10, 2017
Type of Program:
Residency, with option for MS / PhD
Length of Training:
3 years
No. of Trainees:
Current Trainee(s):
Angela Gwynn
Courtney Johnson
Program Goals:
1) ACVP board eligibility
2) Contemporary basic/applied research training
3) Competency in clinical pathology
4) Acquire and improve teaching skills and methods
Program Strengths:
Cytology, hematology, bone marrow, clinical chemistry, applied research, collaborations with comparative oncology program, laboratory animal clinical pathology performed for Academic Health Center researchers and external clients
Training Activities:
Seminars, rounds, journal clubs, clinical diagnostic duty, teaching professional students.
Additional Training Areas:
Chemistry, hematology techniques, research methods (study design, data collection, manuscript preparation), endocrinology.
None required, extensive coursework available in veterinary pathobiology, statistics, immunology, and molecular techniques, if desired.
Clinical Pathology Faculty:
Leslie Sharkey, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Professor
Davis Seelig, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Assistant Professor
Erin Burton, DVM, DACVP, Assistant Professor
Daniel Heinrich, DVM, DACVP, Assistant Professor
Jill Schappa, DVM, DACVP
Faculty Research Interests:
Cancer biology, cardiac and renal physiology and biomarkers, bone marrow disorders, critical evaluation of diagnostic testing, laboratory animal clinical pathology, scholarship of teaching and learning, comparative neuropathology and lymphoproliferative disorders
Trainees in Last 5 Years and Current Positions:
Jill Schappa, Instructor, University of Minnesota
Daniel Heinrich, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
CJ Benson, Pathologists, IDEXX Laboratories
This Page Was Last Updated
July 26, 2017