A Challenging Career: Laboratory Animal Medicine. “Rodents, and Monkeys, and Hares, Oh My!” Name of LA vet presenting. Clinical Veterinary Medicine. Clinicians (small, large, mixed) may feel a call to a new type of career challenge.
A Challenging Career: Laboratory Animal Medicine
“Rodents, and Monkeys, and Hares, Oh My!”
Name of LA vet presenting
*at time of application
* ACLAM approved programs; Size of program varies from 1-2 trainees up to 10-12 trainees!
2011 salary range: for all lab animal vets: $68K – $500K
2011 Salary Range for ACLAM Diplomates, all employers
0-5 yrs: $81 – 258K
5-10 yrs: $53-$500K
2011 Salary Range for non-ACLAM vets, all employers
0-5 yrs: $68-122K
5-10 yrs: $66-203K
Attending veterinarian = USDA term for vet with authority for animal care and use program.
* Info based on 2005 ACLAM/ASLAP Salary Survey
Direct Benefits from Animal Research
“Iron lung used for polio victims, 1956”
Maggie: Breast cancer survivor
Pookie: Living with diabetes
Buddy: After his heart surgery
Lucy: After her kidney transplant
COME JOIN US!