Overview of Program
The Indiana Graduate Training/Residency Program in Laboratory Animal Medicine is a three year program containing a blend of clinical rotations, seminars on laboratory animal subjects, formal academic didactic instruction, and mentored research. Trainees receive a stipend based on NIH recommendations (salary commensurate with education and experience). Each trainee will be assigned an advisor (who will be an ACLAM Diplomate) upon entering the program. During the first year, the trainee will select an advisory committee comprised of at least 3 other faculty and/or professional staff.
Activities during the first two years consist of clinical rotations (at each of the four institutions), seminars on laboratory animal subjects, and formal academic coursework. The third year is a year of mentored research training at the institution of choice for each trainee. During the first two years, trainees will attend a national meeting related to laboratory animal medicine. Throughout the training period, trainees are encouraged to present case reports at regional and national meetings and to prepare these for publication.