The veterinary profession can be quite brutal when it comes to injuries (acute and chronic) and physical stressors in general. Here’s how to prevent them.
Helping a Veterinary Colleague at Risk for Suicide
CDC researchers say that the increased risk of veterinarians in the U.S. to commit suicide is a trend that has spanned more than three decades. How can we help those who are struggling?
New Year, New Mindset
As a veterinarian, your body takes a huge hit with the daily demands of the profession. Here’s how to begin each day with an energizing, positive routine.
CDC: Veterinarians at Higher Risk for Suicide
Veterinarians are at higher risk for suicide, according to a new study by the CDC. Female veterinarians are at particularly high risk.
Eating Healthy for Busy Professionals
Your day may go something like this. Grab a cup of coffee as you rush out the door to the clinic; if you have a minute, gobble down a bagel or donut—whatever is within reach. You arrive at the clinic, going nonstop, all day, rushing from appointment to appointment with patients or to surgery. Lunch? …
Personal Wellness Creating a Highly Effective Veterinary Team
Creating a highly effective team can change everything about how we practice veterinary medicine and experience fulfillment in our careers. In business, we view having an effective team as maximizing profit and providing exceptional patient care. The question then becomes: How exactly do we do that? Establishing a place for open communication, practicing and promoting …
Finding Balance: Overcoming the State of Overwhelm
As veterinary professionals, we are wanted and needed. Here’s how to avoid being overwhelmed by daily demands.