Department of Comparative Medicine

Course Requirements, Laboratory Animal Medicine Residents

18 graded credits are required. The following may be taken for graded credit for residents interested in obtaining an advanced degree (MS in Comparative Medicine) and account for 13 of the 18 UW-required graded credits. Additional graded credits may be obtained via CMED electives or coursework in other departments.

CMED 512 Pathology Rotation (2 credit hours)

CMED 514 Comparative Pathology (1 credit hour)

CMED  516  Research & Literature Review Seminar (1 credit hour)

CMED  518  Clinical Conference and Comparative Pathology Seminar (1 credit hour)

CMED 520/521 Biology and Diseases of Laboratory Animals-I (2 credit hours)

CMED 530/531 Biology and Diseases of Laboratory Animals-II (2 credit hours)

CMED 540 Animal Models (2 credit hours)

CMED 590 Selected Topics:

  • Regulatory Medicine Course (1 credit hour)
  • Facilities (1 credit hour)
  • Rodent Health Monitoring Rotation (1 credit hour)

UCONJ 510 Introductory Laboratory Based Biostatistics (2 credit hours)

Course Electives, Laboratory Animal Medicine Residents

CMED 590 Selected Topics (2 credit hours each)

  • Manuscript preparation and publication
  • Special topics on individual basis
  • Repeat of any of the above required rotation

Course Requirements, Master’s of Science in Comparative Medicine

The following may be taken for graded credit for those graduate students interested in obtaining an advance degree and account for 10 of the 18 UW-required graded credits. Additional graded credits must be obtained via graded coursework in other departments.

CMED 514 Comparative Pathology (1 credit hour)

CMED  516  Research & Literature Review Seminar (1 credit hour)

CMED  518  Clinical Conference and Comparative Pathology Seminar (1 credit hour)

CMED 540 Animal Models (2 credit hours)

CMED 700 Masters Thesis (variable credit)

UCONJ 510 Introductory Laboratory Based Biostatistics (2 credit hours)

Course Electives, Master’s of Science in Comparative Medicine

CMED 590 Selected Topics (2 credit hours each) by permission of instructor

  • Pathology rounds
  • Research lab rotations
  • Manuscript preparation and publication
  • Special topics on individual basis
  • Facilities

Other DCM Courses

CMED 499 Undergraduate Laboratory Research (1-6, max. 12)

CMED 600 Independent Study or Research

CMED 601 Internship Rotation