All residency programs have a common end goal; that of a competently trained specialist. The general public is demanding a much more sophisticated level of veterinary practice than ever before. As the need for more highly skilled general practitioners has increased. so has the need for specialty trained practitioners.
McCurnin, D. M.
"Practice and Institutional Exchanges within the Residency Training Program,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 39
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol39/iss3/2