Application for 2019-2020 VMTH Residency Program

Application for 2019-2020 VMTH Residency Program

Instructions for programs NOT participating in VIRMP.

  1. Complete all information requested on this application. PLEASE NOTE : Foreign nationals must be eligible for a J1 visa with no bars or home country requirement. Also, While the hospital will initially pay the cost of the VISA application fee, you will be expected to reimburse the hospital upon your acceptance and arrival in your new house officer position. Information for Foreign Applicants
  2. Arrange to have an official transcript of your professional (veterinary) coursework sent to the House Officer Program Coordinator. (If from a foreign school, please provide an English translation).
  3. A Curriculum Vitae is required.
  4. Letter of Intent.  Attach separate sheets on which you describe your professional goals and what you expect from a residency.
  5. Request references from at least three sources (written in English) but not more than four, two of whom must be your clinical instructors. We will not initiate requests for references. (Letters may be sent via email to the House Officer Program Coordinator at

Clinical Pathology- TBD; Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging - TBD;   Ophthalmology-TBD

Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology do not require this application form.

Send residency application and all supporting materials (Preferred Method) by email to: House Officer Program Coordinator (Please put name of program in subject line)


by post to: Corey Vermilion, VMTH, One Garrod Dr., Davis, CA 95616-8747.

Transcripts must be sent directly from the School electronically or by post.  You may send unofficial copies with your application, but the selection committee may request official transcripts before making a resident selection.  Letters of Reference must be sent directly from the referee by email, on letterhead, and signed to Corey Vermilion. Please include the name of the service applying to in the subject line along with your name.

CAHFS Residencies: Administrative Office, California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA 95616.  Voice: (530) 752-8709 Fax: (530) 752-5680.

The beginning date for most programs is August 1.

  • This form may also be used to apply for the residency positions that are being offered by the California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS). Please submit applications and inquiries to the appropriate address/telephone number listed above.
  • Behavior, Comparative Theriogenology, Ophthalmology, and Radiology do not participate in the matching program.
  • Please consult the detailed residency description for further information regarding each program.

Application to come soon