Internships & Externships
Park Equine Hospital offers a variety of undergraduate and post graduate programs, including internships, externships, preceptors, and exchange students. Internships are offered to recent graduates who are licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and are looking to gain hands on experience. Externships, preceptors, and exchange student programs are offered to veterinary students who are looking for an educational experience under the supervision of practicing veterinarians.

Please direct Internship Program inquires to

Lauren Hudson, DVM

Dr. Lauren Hudson grew up in Villa Hills, Kentucky. She graduated from Bucknell University with her bachelor’s degree in Animal Behavior and received her DVM from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hudson is most interested in ophthalmology and lameness/sports medicine, and is looking forward to learning as much as she can from the veterinarians and technicians at Park Equine Hospital during her internship. Dr. Hudson is also looking forward to meeting clients and treating their patients! In her spare time, Dr. Hudson enjoys being outside, fishing, spending time with her husband, Tom, her cat, Thor, and friends and family. She’s very excited to meet everyone and their four legged friends!

Staci Palmer, DVM

Dr. Staci Palmer grew up in Oregon, Ohio. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and Biology at the University of Findlay and received her DVM from Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Palmer is most interested in equine theriogenology and plans on applying for a residency following her internship. She is looking forward to advancing her clinical skills in equine medicine and seeing a wide variety of cases to become a well-rounded veterinarian by the end of her internship. In her spare time, Dr. Palmer enjoys running, reading, spending time with her two cats, Hollow and Nel. She is also currently learning to read/speak Japanese as it’s a dream of hers to visit Japan one day.