For this episode, I’ve invited Dr. Ivan “Zak” Zakharenkov to share with us his research on burnout in veterinary institutions. With his extensive background, Dr. Zak aims to crack the code and build a new methodology to address veterinary groups’ acquisition, integration, and improvement; all while keeping employee experience as the top priority. … More Episode 33 – Goal Setting, Burnout & How Veterinary Consolidation Could Actually Help Our Industry featuring Dr. Ivan Zakharenkov
Are you fed up with the way that equine practice has been run for the past… forever? In this episode you will hear the plans for an exciting new equine-focused seminar.
If you’re ready to help make changes in our industry, we want you to spend the weekend learning and collaborating with us. We know that it is possible to make equine veterinary medicine a sustainable and fulfilling career. Please join us for the Sustainability in Equine Practice Seminar and Retreat being held in Seattle, Washington this October 14th-17th. … More Episode 32 – Introducing the Sustainability in Equine Practice Seminar & Retreat
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)
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
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
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
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