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  • Rediscover Joy at Work

    Rediscover Joy at Work

    • Nov 15, 2022
    • Rebecca Newton

    Psychologist and leadership coach Rebecca Newton provides four useful suggestions to help you rediscover a sense of joy at work in a post-Covid world.

  • Career Spotlight Aida Vientos Plotts

    Career Spotlight: Aida Vientós-Plotts

    • Oct 6, 2022
    • Dr. Aida Vientós-Plotts

    An interview with ACVIM Diplomate Dr. Aida Vientós-Plotts, Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist and co-founder of Veterinarians for Puerto Rico.

  • veterinarian mental health

    Leading Veterinary Organizations Announce Award-Winning Ideas Addressing the Profession’s Mental Health Issues

    • Sep 29, 2022

    Veterinary Visionaries’ solving space attracted thousands of veterinary professionals lending their expertise to offer systemic solutions.

  • equine veterinarian

    ‘For the First Five Years After Graduation, My Social Life Went Out the Window’ – Vet

    • Sep 22, 2022
    • Alicia Temple

    A pathway to studying veterinary medicine at UCD, life after graduation, dealing with the stress of the lifestyle, and vital advice for new graduates.

  • veterinarians diversity

    Supporting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging to Strengthen and Position the Veterinary Profession for Service, Sustainability, Excellence, and Impact

    • Sep 15, 2022
    • Mary Jo Burkhard, Sandra Dawkins, Sue E. Knoblaugh, Caroline El-Khoury, Dondrae Coble, Raphael A. Malbrue, Emma K. Read, Lisa M. Greenhill, Rustin M. Moore

    Advancing equality and equity in society is creating positive change, and the time has come to critically evaluate veterinary medicine, which, by all metrics, lacks diversity.

  • Career Spotlight Cona Anwer

    Career Spotlight: Cona Anwer

    • Aug 25, 2022
    • Dr. Cona Anwer

    An interview with ACVIM Diplomate Dr. Cona Anwer, a Veterinary Neurologist balancing a family and full-time career in private practice.

  • female veterinarian

    Fostering a Future of Strong Females Begins with Wellbeing

    • Jul 28, 2022
    • Dr. Christine Royal

    Looking back as a veterinarian starting my career nearly 17 years ago, I can say I was fortunate to have been surrounded by strong leaders and mentors in this rewarding profession.

  • Career Spotlight Jean-Yin Tan

    Career Spotlight: Jean-Yin Tan

    • Jul 21, 2022
    • Dr. Jean-Yin Tan

    An interview with ACVIM Diplomate Dr. Jean-Yin Tan, Large Animal Internal Medicine Specialist and senior instructor at the University of Calgary.

  • diversity, race, ethnicity of veterinarians

    Overcoming the Hurdles: Promoting Diversity Within Veterinary Medicine

    • Jun 30, 2022
    • Rebecca A. Packer

    During his lecture at the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference, Dr Charles McMillan addresses what he refers to as the “the elephant in the room,” regarding the lack of diversity within veterinary medicine as well as providing workable solutions.

  • veterinarian and pets

    The Life of a Critter Fixer

    • Jun 23, 2022
    • Malinda Larkin

    Dr. Vernard Hodges, veterinarian turned TV star, talks about how success was hard to come by but well worth the journey.

  • Career Spotlight Lillie Davis

    Career Spotlight: Lillie Davis

    • Jun 9, 2022
    • Dr. Lillie Davis

    An interview with ACVIM Diplomate Dr. Lillie Davis, Veterinary Oncologist and practitioner with a special interest in the human-animal bond.

  • vet with cow

    Veterinary Shortage Appears to be a Long-Term Problem

    • May 19, 2022
    • Jamie Rothenburger

    There is growing consensus that a shortage of veterinarians exists in Canada and the results of two important recent studies indicate that the problem is going to get worse.

  • Career Spotlight Yuri Lawrence

    Career Spotlight: Yuri Lawrence

    • May 5, 2022
    • Dr. Yuri Lawrence

    An interview with ACVIM Diplomate Dr. Yuri Lawrence, a Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist who recently started a mobile specialty practice.

  • veterinarian in latex gloves examining dog paw

    A Career of a Lifetime Becomes a Fight of a Lifetime

    • Apr 14, 2022
    • Caitlin McCafferty

    Mark Goldstein, DVM, addresses his life as a veterinary professional, fight against pancreatic cancer, and the patients and clients who changed him for the better.

  • Career Spotlight Aja Harvey

    Career Spotlight: Aja Harvey

    • Apr 7, 2022
    • Dr. Aja Harvey

    An interview with ACVIM Diplomate Dr. Aja Harvey, a newly boarded Large Animal Internal Medicine Specialist working in private practice.

  • Los Angeles skyline

    The Veterinarian Brings His Healing Presence to Pets of the Unhoused

    • Feb 17, 2022
    • Carol Mithers

    Kwane Stewart discovers the little-known world of generosity and love.

  • Career Spotlight Ewan Wolff

    Career Spotlight: Ewan Wolff

    • Feb 10, 2022
    • Dr. Ewan Wolff

    An interview with ACVIM Diplomate Dr. Ewan Wolff, Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist and co-author of the Gender Identity Bill of Rights for veterinary medicine.

  • veterinarian examining a rabbit

    Work, Life, and the Gender Effect: Perspectives of ACVIM Diplomates in 2017. Part 2—The Intersection of Personal Life and Professional Career

    • Dec 30, 2021

    In the field of veterinary surgery, women neither marry nor have children at the same rate as men, and those who do may experience more career disruption as a result.

  • tired medical staff

    Front-Line Fatigue: Pandemic Pressures Pouncing on Taxed Veterinarians

    • Dec 2, 2021
    • Jenny Rollins

    Emotional roller coasters aren't new for veterinarians, but the pandemic has placed even more pressure on an overwhelmed system.

  • female veterinarian with dog

    Work, Life, and the Gender Effect: Perspectives of ACVIM Diplomates in 2017. Part 1—Specialty Demographics and Measures of Professional Achievement

    • Nov 16, 2021
    • Samantha L. Morello, Sara A. Colopy, Ruthanne Chun, Kevin A. Buhr

    Barriers to achieving work-life balance, as well as gender-based differences, exist in the male-dominated surgical specialty in veterinary medicine. Similar information does not exist for the more feminized American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).