Department of Comparative Medicine

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)

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