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Emily Schaefer, VMD, DACVIM (LAIM)

Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Equine Medicine
  • Fellow, Equine Emergency and Critical Care
Emily Schaefer
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
17690 Old Waterford Road
Leesburg, VA 20176

VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech

VMD, 2011
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

BS, Biology (cum laude), 2007
St. Joseph's University
Philadelphia, PA

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

  • Equine emergency and critical care
  • Equine acute kidney injury
  • Equine acute abdomen
  • Equine neonatology

2020-present
Fellow in Equine Emergency and Critical Care
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, VA
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2019–present
Clinical Assistant Professor, Equine Medicine
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2018-2019
Clinical Instructor, Equine Medicine

Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2015-2018
Resident, Large Animal Internal Medicine

University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

2012-present
Permitted Treating Veterinarian

Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI)

2012-2015
Associate Veterinarian
Unionville Equine Associates, P.C. 
Oxford, PA

2011 - 2012
Internship
Equine Field Service
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • Phi Zeta Research Award in Clinical Sciences, 2019
  • Resident Research Award, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2017
  • Merck Large Animal Award, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • Transfer Achievement Award, Saint Joseph's University, 2003-2007
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta, Premedical Honor Society, Saint Joseph's University, 2004-2007
  1. Schaefer, E., Harms, C., Viner, M., Barnum, S., Pusterla, N. Investigation of an experimental infection model of equine coronavirus in adult horses. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine - 2018; 32: 2099-2104