2015 VLC Scholarship recipients learned to “lead from where you are”

“Eye opening.” “Invaluable experience.” “Far beyond my expectations.” These are some of the descriptions that came to mind for the 2015 Veterinary Leadership Conference Scholarship recipients upon reflection of their time at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference (VLC). With the … read more >

Recipients announced for 2015 Veterinary Leadership Conference Scholarships

We’re proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Veterinary Leadership Conference (VLC) Scholarships, funded by the AVMA and Zoetis. The recipients represent emerging leaders (individuals graduating from veterinary school within the past 15 years) and/or those underrepresented in veterinary … read more >

Challenges in Application of Cultural Competency to Practice

Our first ever clinic staff retreat. Virgin territory. A daring investment of time, money, emotional energy – which can be in short supply in a fledgling business. Between the storm-waylaid practice consultant and professional retreat facilitator and that mid-workshop discussion … read more >

Cultural Competence: What is it and why do I need it?

As veterinarians we are trained to treat many different species, so we get the concept of diversity… at least diversity in the animal kingdom. But each animal is attached to a person and that person brings to each encounter unique … read more >