1) Develop proficiency in laboratory methods, skills, and interpretation of results, emphasizing an understanding of pathophysiologic mechanisms of disease.
2) Acquire experience in research principles and techniques.
3) Provide instruction and gain experience in teaching veterinary clinical pathology.
4) Perform a prospective hypothesis-driven clinical pathologic research project to be published in a relevant journal and presented at the annual ACVP meeting.
5) Successfully complete the ACVP certifying examination in veterinary clinical pathology.
Experienced faculty at a world-renowned veterinary institution, extensive research resources, large and varied diagnostic case load, clinical laboratory well-equipped and staffed with experienced medical technologists, participation in innovative teaching modalities, interactive and collaborative atmosphere with clinical services faculty and residents.
Extensive training by direct experience in clinical laboratory disciplines including hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, cytochemistry, general immunology, and urinalysis. Participate in and present seminars on case interpretations, cytology/histopathology correlations, and selected topics from current literature.
Additional Training Areas:
Rotations through surgical pathology and comparative coagulation.
Coursework: None required.
Clinical Pathology Faculty:
- Julie Allen, BVMS, MS, MRCVS, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVP
- Erica Behling-Kelly, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP
- Ashleigh Newman, VMD, Dipl ACVP
- Tracy Stokol, BVSc, PhD, Dipl ACVP
Faculty Research Interests:
General research topics include cancer cell biology (particularly mechanisms of cancer metastasis), hemostasis, metabolic diseases, and circulating biomarkers of cancer.
Trainees in Last 5 Years and Current Positions:
- Daniela Hernandez, BVSc, Dipl. ACVP, Veterinary Clinical Pathologist, CityU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Company, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Midori Asakawa, BVSc, Dipl. ACVP (Clinical and Anatomic Pathology); Pathologist, Synergy Animal General Hospital, Japan
- Ashleigh Newman, VMD, Dipl ACVP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Cornell University
- Erika Gruber, DVM, Dipl ACVP (clinical pathology), PhD Candidate at Cornell University, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
Contact Person(s): Dr. Ashleigh Newman
College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853
Next Open Position: July 2019
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018
Type of Program: Residency
Length of Training: 3 years
No. of Trainees: 2
Daniel Cruz Otero, DVM, 3rd year
Carol Haak, DVM, DACVECC, 1st year
Shelley Chu, DVM, Intern