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  • Wellbeing Programs for Veterinary Professionals by State (USA)

    • Oct 31, 2023

    This resource from the AVMA examines state laws and regulations that authorize or establish wellbeing programs for licensed veterinarians.

  • Free Online Support Groups for Veterinarians

    • Sep 28, 2023

    The ACVIM has partnered with the Veterinary Hope Foundation to offer online support groups to our community.

  • Free Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Webinar for Veterinary Professionals

    • Jul 25, 2023

    Delve into the latest research on suicide and its causes in this conversation on veterinary mental health with experts from the AVMA and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC).

  • AAVMC Guidelines for Veterinary Intern and Resident Wellbeing

    • May 2, 2023

    In response to widespread recognition for the need to support and enhance intern and resident wellbeing, the AAVMC released guidelines for programs in October 2022.

  • tools to combat cyberbullying for veterinarians

    Combat cyberbullying incidents with new tools from the AVMA

    • Mar 7, 2023

    Now available to the entire veterinary profession, AVMA’s reputation management toolkit offers resources to help you manage your online reputation and handle cyberbullying incidents.

  • wellbeing assessment for veterinarians

    Wellbeing Assessment for Veterinarians

    • Feb 7, 2023

    The Professional Quality of Life (ProQOL) Assessment is a self-administered test of 30 questions to help you get a read on your current balance of positive and negative personal and work-related experiences.

  • Coping with Holiday Stress

    How to Cope with Holiday Stress

    • Dec 23, 2022
    • Caitlin McCafferty

    Makenzie Peterson, MSc, director of well-being at the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), shares 3 techniques for dealing and managing the added stress from holidays.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.