The Department of Veterinary Medicine (DVMed) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) provides high quality education, research and service in veterinary medicine and the biomedical sciences. Faculty from several disciplines work collaboratively under the One Health paradigm, striving for combined optima in human, animal, and environmental health.

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  • 2023-2024 Externship opportunity


    Want to work with sled dogs? The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is offering veterinary medicine externships for matriculating veterinary students from other colleges (in their final or next to final clinical year). Students may work in conjunction with local (Fairbanks, Alaska) Alaska state agencies, the lead veterinarian of the Yukon Quest, rural veterinarians, state agencies and veterinary research faculty at UAF.


    Applications are due no later than July 14th, 2023.

    Read more here