Episode 31 – Learning to Take Care of Yourself featuring Lillie Davis, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Lillie Davis proves that hard work and determination are the keys to achieving your dreams. She also realizes that it’s easy to get lost in the process. In this episode we cover everything from boundaries and self-care to the difficulties that people of color face when entering the veterinary medical field. Lillie is so genuine and warm; I am so thankful to have gotten the chance to get to know her. I hope you enjoy our chat as much as I did. … More Episode 31 – Learning to Take Care of Yourself featuring Lillie Davis, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Episode 30 – Here’s Why You Need A Plan for Your Student Loan Repayment featuring Meagan Landress, CSLP

While I worry that the burden of student debt weighs heavily on veterinarians throughout their careers, quick repayment is not feasible in many cases. I’m also learning that it may not make the most mathematical sense, either. In this episode, Meagan Landress, a consultant for Student Loan Planner, helps me understand how to look at income-driven repayment and forgiveness in a new light. If you have any amount of student debt or are still in school, I think this episode is a must-listen. Planning for this giant pile of debt is the only way you will gain control over it. … More Episode 30 – Here’s Why You Need A Plan for Your Student Loan Repayment featuring Meagan Landress, CSLP

Episode 29 – The One Where We Talk About Alcoholism featuring Amber LaRock, LVT

Amber LaRock, LVT is an amazing human being. She travels the world volunteering for animal organizations and creates helpful content for veterinary and pet companies. She is also gracious enough to share her story of recovery from alcohol addiction with us today … More Episode 29 – The One Where We Talk About Alcoholism featuring Amber LaRock, LVT

Episode 28 – Adaptability in Veterinary Medicine featuring Dr. Melanie Bowden & Dr. Kirsten Ronngren

Have you ever wondered if you will last in this profession of ours? Burnout, compassion fatigue and general overwhelm are amazingly common problems in veterinary medicine. Leaving the industry is not your only option if you are feeling like this. What you might not realize is how well-prepared you are to adapt and create a life you love within veterinary medicine. It might not be the exact path you always thought you’d take, but there’s definitely a path for you. Doctors Melanie Bowden and Kirsten Ronngren want to help you find happiness and success in your veterinary career. They are doing this by creating Advanced Vets Academy. … More Episode 28 – Adaptability in Veterinary Medicine featuring Dr. Melanie Bowden & Dr. Kirsten Ronngren

Episode 27 – Well-being Solutions for Veterinarians featuring Get MotiVETed

Well-being might be a word that is thrown around a lot lately, but Renee Machel and Dr. Quincy Hawley are dedicated to educating all veterinary professionals about ways to improve this aspect of their lives. They formed Get MotiVETed with the hopes of ending burnout and dissatisfaction in our vetmed world. … More Episode 27 – Well-being Solutions for Veterinarians featuring Get MotiVETed

Episode 26 – For Animals. For Earth. featuring Brandy Hedye Montague

Do you need easy tips to create a more sustainable lifestyle? Would you love to do more for the planet but have no idea where to start? In this episode I’m speaking with Brandy Heyde-Montague. She’s the host of the For Animals. For Earth Podcast, which is all about sharing simple and actionable tips on how to change your lifestyle in a way that betters both animals and the environment. … More Episode 26 – For Animals. For Earth. featuring Brandy Hedye Montague

Episode 25 – Setting Boundaries and Reducing Burnout In VetMed with Dr. Danielle Alleman

How do your boundaries hold up against the daily pressures of veterinary medicine? In this episode, Dr. Danielle Alleman of Empathos Vet shares how her struggles with setting firm boundaries quickly led her down the path toward burnout. Her own self-discovery and personal development has gotten her to a healthier place in veterinary medicine; she is now sharing tools for others to do the same through her online wellness platform, Empathos Vet. You’ll hear us chat about how to set boundaries, what is self-compassion and how vet school is a starting place of many of our poor habits in these departments. … More Episode 25 – Setting Boundaries and Reducing Burnout In VetMed with Dr. Danielle Alleman

Episode 24 – Unconventional Leadership in Veterinary Medicine with Iggy Perillo

In this episode, I speak with Iggy Perillo of WSL Leadership Coaching about some of the unique ways that veterinarians (especially associates!) might struggle with becoming a leader in the workplace. We end up diving into communication skills with team members and how to know when you’re efforts as a leader are not in alignment with the rest of your workplace team. … More Episode 24 – Unconventional Leadership in Veterinary Medicine with Iggy Perillo