Wildlife Disease Association


Education & Training

Photo Credit: Karin Lemberger, Southern fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella


Education & Training Opportunities


PhD Program in Fish Health, 2023: Department of Pathology & Microbiology, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island. Canada.


Veterinary internship program: Rescate's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center: Costa Rica. Book now for March or April 2023 and you will get a 20% discount. For more information contact: jeanne.marie@rescatewildlife.org


MSc Global Wildlife Health and Conservation - University of Bristol (UK). This programme aims to provide the knowledge, skills and practical training needed to work with wildlife, and places particular emphasis on wildlife health and conservation on a global scale.


Pathology Fellow: San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, San Diego Zoo, CA. Applications close March 1, 2023.






Centre for Wildlife Studies - NEW 2023 COURSES

Check out the new range of courses on offer at CWS



  • February 11-12, 2023: Safe Capture In-Person Training Event (Athens, GA)
  • February 22-23, 2023: Safe Capture In-Person Training Event (Reno, NV)
  • April 19-20, 2023: Safe Capture In-Person Training Event (Bridgeport, CT)
  • June 13-14, 2023: Safe Capture In-Person Training Event (Fredericksburg, VA)

For more information, visit: https://sdzwaacademy.org/safecapture/ or email AcademySafeCapture@sdzwa.org.


Global Wildlife Resources offers an online course, “The Foundations of Wildlife Chemical Capture

  •        Registration is always open
  •        Self-paced training with Dr. Mark Johnson’s interactive instruction and support
  •        Access for one year with course notebook
  •        RACE-Approved
  •        Student discount available.  Contact Dr. Mark for more information.