There have been numerous grim reports about the future of equine veterinary practice. Join host Dr. Mike Pownall as he talks with Drs. Lisa Kivett and Mitchell Rode, who share not only their positive outlook of the equine veterinary profession, but also some tips to help other vets achieve a sustainable work/life balance.
Business Educator and AAEP Practice Life podcast host Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA, shares ten timely and very useful veterinary practice management tips for times of economic difficulty, including the current COVID-19 crisis.
There are many misconceptions and myths about student debt. Podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall investigates how a new veterinarian can afford to be an equine practitioner with guest veterinarians Dr. Robyn Ellerbrock of the University of Georgia, Dr. Mary Kovach of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, and Dr. Tony Bartels of the VIN Foundation (https://vinfoundation.org/).
Podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall joins three participants of the 2019 AAEP Convention's lively "How to Mentor New Grads" table topic. Listen as Drs. Elizabeth Arbittier of the New Bolton Center in Pennsylvania, Luke Bass of Colorado State University, and Caitlin Daly, a solo practitioner in Rockland, Maine, share some advice for new veterinarian graduates looking for their best career, and some advice to those who would hire them.
Veterinarian and business consultant Dr. Amy Grice gives a brief overview of the AAEP/AVMA Equine Veterinarian Economic Survey and the career challenges it highlights. The report, which offers extensive data about the health of equine practice and the health of those working in the profession, can be found in full at https://aaep.org/resources/avma-aaep-equine-economic-study.
A good working relationship with your clients’ farriers can have a positive impact on the health of the horse, and the health of your practice. Drs. Andrea Dube, Josh Zacharias and Bibi Freer share tips to develop positive vet-to-farrier rapport. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
Learn how sharing emergency coverage with area colleagues can benefit quality of life, professional collegiality and practice stability. Guests are Drs. Amy Bennett, Bibi Freer and Racquel Lindroth. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
Let technology make your practice life easier. Drs. Lisa Kivett and Ernie Martinez share their favorite tech hacks and discuss how they manage everything from texting with clients to after-hours staff communication. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
Most veterinary practitioners will be presented at some time with a case of animal abuse, neglect or cruelty. Drs. Lisa Kivett, Clara Mason and Alina Vale discuss strategies for managing these often difficult and complex situations. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
Two recent grads and a seasoned practitioner dispense advice on successfully starting your first associate position as well as tips for welcoming a new graduate to your practice. Guests: Drs. Jenna Donaldson, Zach Loppnow & Ernie Martinez. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.