Education and Training

1. PhD program
Senior researchers from WildCoM have supervised several PhD theses on wildlife health and management. In this sense, post-graduate professionals from different disciplines are welcomed to acquire the PhD degree in the different research areas that we develop.


2. Wildlife Population Health RESIDENCY training program
Wildlife Population Health Residency training program is a postgraduate training program for veterinary graduates who wish to be recognized as European Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine – Wildlife Population Health, by the European College of Zoological Medicine (ECZM). During the 3 years of the residency, the students will obtain theoretical and practical skills in different disciplines of the specialization in Wildlife Population Health in several research centres or institutions that collaborate in the training program (Wildlife Rescue Centres, animal health laboratories, Residency Programs from other Veterinary specialities). The residents will be trained in the following areas: 1) Wildlife Population and Ecosystem Health 2) Wildlife Pathology and Disease Investigation, 3), Wildlife Disease Surveillance and Preventive Medicine, 4) Wildlife Medicine. Additionally, during the training period, the residents will develop and coordinate research studies under the supervision of a Diplomate on WPH.


Supervisor: Dr. Oscar Cabezón
Call for places: closed
Residents: Lourdes Lobato-Bailón / Johan Espunyes / Maria Puig Ribas

 

3. Wildlife Population Health INTERNSHIP training program
Wildlife Population Health Internship training program is a postgraduate training program for veterinary graduates who wish to deepen their knowledge and gain experience in the Wildlife Population Health speciality and Conservation Medicine. This is a very valuable training to improve professionally, and essential for all those veterinarians who aspire to continue with the WPH Residency program in Europe. During the 12 months of the internship, the students will obtain theoretical and practical skills in different disciplines of the specialization in Wildlife Population Health in several research centres or institutions that collaborate in the training program (Wildlife Rescue Centres, animal health laboratories, Residency Programs from other Veterinary specialities), and will participate in different research projects.

Supervisor: Dr. Ignasi Marco and Dr. Oscar Cabezón
Call for places: Every year during the months of March and April.
Number of places: 6
Call Academic Course 2021/2022: open! (until the 31st of March 2021)

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4. Undergraduate Veterinarian Students
Under-graduated veterinary students from any university are very welcomed to collaborate with us in order to gain experience in wildlife conservation medicine and management. Characteristics and requirements of collaborations: contact us