It's certainly not news: Rural veterinarians are in short supply, growing ever more scarce as new graduates opt to practice in a bustling metropolis, where pets are plentiful and pay is higher. But for a select few, serving in a rural area—wher
They say it's a small world, but it's getting more and more difficult to stand out from the crowd. Small, independent business owners have to work harder than ever to set themselves apart from big corporations in order to attract not only clien
Like it or not, the world is becoming more digitized every day — and the veterinary profession is no exception. Advances in technology have elevated the level of care you can provide your patients, as well as making your day-to-day practice fas
AFFINITY GROUPS IN VETERINARY MEDICINE, PART II: VETERINARIANS AS ONE INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY FOR EMPOWERMENT
By now we know that the veterinary profession is arguably one of the least diverse fields in the nation. Students and faculty at The Ohio
AFFINITY GROUPS IN VETERINARY MEDICINE, PART I: J.H. BIAS
For minority groups, finding a community of peers in a highly homogenous profession can be difficult, but at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, inclusivity is all
As you probably know by now, Pride Month is celebrated annually in June to recognize the LGBTQ+ community's fight for equality and to celebrate the freedom to be yourself. And, if you've been listening to the podcast regularly, you also know th
As part of their official duties, members of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board review a wide variety of complaints from pet owners and concerned citizens. Most are minor, some egregious, still others outside their jurisdiction—and don
VETERINARY WELLBEING, PART II: PREVENTING & HANDLING CRISES
Listen to the first installment in this series » 28. Wellness in the Veterinary Profession: The Perfect Storm?
As we well know by now, myriad variables impact a person's mental health,
What do you get when you put empathic caregivers known to neglect their own health into a high-stress, demanding profession? The perfect storm.
At this point, we all know wellness is a big issue in the veterinary community. Compassion fatigue,
Earlier this month, Ohio veterinarians became mandatory reporters of animal abuse—but what does that mean, exactly? In this episode, we discuss specific provisions of the new law and tackle some of your burning questions.
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Ohio's new law requiring veterinarians to report suspected companion animal abuse is about to go into effect. Sounds simple, but there are many shades of gray that can make reporting a complicated matter. In today's episode, Dr. Allison Lash of
In this episode, OVMA Government Relations Director Michael Guastella joins Mia to discuss three major bills that were recently signed into law by Gov. Mike DeWine.
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For decades, the annual Midwest Veterinary Conference has offered an unparalleled experience for thousands of veterinary and animal care professionals from across the country and beyond: Hundreds of hours of cutting-edge education in a wide ran
Animal cruelty: It's something no veterinarian wants to see but inevitably will at some point. That's why it's so important to learn how to recognize an abused animal and how to handle such a case before it shows up at your clinic. In this epis
Though OVMA's decision to pivot its annual Midwest Veterinary Conference to a web-based platform was unlikely to surprise anyone, there are still many unknowns about the 2021 convention. In this episode, get a preview of what to expect at the f
As the old adage goes, you should never talk about politics at the dinner table—or should you? In this final installment to our DEI series, we discuss the sticky subject of dealing with racism from friends and family members. This is a must-lis
In the final installment to our DEI series, we discuss the sticky subject of handling racism from friends and family members. Tune in on Monday for the full conversation!
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Educating your staff about racism and setting practice policies around diversity, equity, and inclusion as an employer—that's one thing. But educating family and friends in a personal setting? That's something else entirely. How do you broach t
In the next episode, we continue our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion series with Dr. Mia Cary. Join us on Monday to learn how to have open and productive conversations about race with family and friends.
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Veterinary professionals are no strangers to burnout. With so many demands on your time and attention, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There’s hope! All you need is to get organized. But where do you start?
In this episode, Mia is joined by fourt
Veterinary professionals are no stranger to burnout. With so many demands on your time and attention, it's easy to get overwhelmed. But there's hope! On the next episode, we'll share some simple ways for you to stay on top of everyday responsib
When hands-on experiences are such an important part of the learning process, especially for fields like veterinary medicine, how can the education model be adapted to keep everyone safe without impacting quality? In this episode, Mia chats wit
The veterinary profession has historically been the least diverse field in the United States—a trend that endures even in 2020. Why do black people make up such a small fraction of the veterinary workforce (no more then 3 percent at any given t
Why is veterinary medicine one of the least diverse professions in the country? Find out next Monday as we continue our discussion on diversity, equity, and inclusion with Dr. Mia Cary.
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In the introduction to our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine Series, Mia and Krysten welcome Dr. Mia Cary back to the show to break down the complicated and layered subject of racism and discrimination. She explains what rac
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