Department of Comparative Medicine


The Department of Comparative Medicine offers three pre-doctoral training programs for veterinary students interested in learning more about Laboratory Animal Medicine (LAM) as a potential career. LAM is an excellent career choice for veterinarians interested in working in innovative research environments where they can practice clinical medicine on a wide variety of aquatic and terrestrial animals, while also being involved in cutting-edge biomedical research. Laboratory Animal Veterinarians are typically employed by public or private universities, private research institutes, as well as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

To learn more about LAM as a career, UW DCM offers the following pre-doctoral training programs: