Alan Stockdale, Tatiana Rogers, Taylor O’Malley, and Ricky Bellman have decided to take on the world of veterinary school while simultaneously tackling an MBA. This combination of veterinary medicine and business know-how is giving these students a serious edge when it comes to practice ownership, and they are here today to shed light on what sets them apart in the big picture.
Cancer sucks, but learning about cancer should not suck. That’s the motto of Sue Ettinger, aka the Cancer Vet. Sue is a badass oncologist, veterinary cancer specialist and mom who believes in providing reliable and accessible content to both pet owners and veterinarians.
Colorado State University believes in the importance of bonding with your fellow veterinary students and professors which is why they have created a Mountain Campus to help celebrate those in their first year of veterinary school. Situated up in the mountains, this two-day retreat features no phones, team bonding, and the ability to get back to nature.
Chloe Muir is about to enter her third year of veterinary school and has a wide range of experience under her belt already. Having just returned from working at a clinic in Kathmandu, Nepal, as well as a stint at a pop-up clinic in Guatemala, Chloe is an expert in the challenges of doing veterinary work abroad and the importance of being resourceful.
Today we are switching things up as I, Dr. John Arnold, invite you to join me during my drive through Colorado as I reflect on the path that brought me to the Leadville Colorado 100 Mile Mountain Bike Race. A look inside my mind and what would be my journal, this episode is all about the culmination of hard work, dedication and a tinge of mid-life crisis.
In this episode, we jump back into the large animal world with DVM, large animal surgeon and lab research developer, Jeremiah Easley. After trying to rebel against his father's career of equine medicine, Jeremiah found his way back to his passion and has since found a thriving home in surgery and the development of medical devices.
A prominent figure in the vet world and advocate for veterinary people, Dr. Kimberly Pope-Robinson is a voice for wellness and sustainable happiness in the veterinary world. With a career spanning over 20 years, Kim has dabbled in both large and small animal practice before finding a home in the pharmaceutical industry.
Dr. Erik Hofmeister, DVM, DACVVA, DECVAA, MA, MS, has more letters behind his name than in it, but remains humble and focused on how hard someone works over their grades. Currently a Professor of Veterinary Anesthesia at Auburn University, Erik knows a lot about the powers of determination and perseverance.
Our community recently lost a great friend and a true veterinary icon, Kim Ellis. Kim impacted so many in such a positive way, from her 32 year-long career as a CVT and equine nurse, to her passion for teaching students, her previous episode on PAV, and the words and actions of compassion she extended on a daily basis.