Surrey Vet

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Rotation in focus: Veterinary Pathology & Public Health by Lucy Hicklenton

My second four-week IMR rotation was Veterinary Pathology and Public Health, which is based on campus at the School of Veterinary Medicine, working with the fantastic pathology team and with veterinary public health specialist Francesca Contadini. The words ‘pathology’ and ‘public health’ don’t always spring to mind when you think about the work of practising […]

Clinical training placements in year 5 – my experience so far, by Hayley Meekums

Intra-mural rotations (IMR) is Surrey Vet School’s unique approach to veterinary clinical training for its fifth and final year students.  Students undertake eight, four-week clinical training placements out in the workplace, where they are mentored by trained practice staff.  IMR builds on the concept of Extra-mural studies (EMS), earlier in the course, which offers students […]

Introduction to IMR

Explaining Intramural rotations, or ‘IMR’ Veterinary Medicine students at the University of Surrey spend their final year out in practice on clinical training placements or ‘intramural rotations’, across a broad range of first-opinion, referral practices and other veterinary organisations. This is the UK’s first ‘distributed’ model of clinical veterinary education, which puts the profession at […]

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