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.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work on the national level, providing insight into animal disease emergencies and potential outbreaks? Alex Turner, DVM, went from skiing on an Olympic course, to equine ambulatory practice, to the USDA, and has loads of stories to go with his experiences.
Lauren Smith, DVM, is a small animal veterinarian from New York who has taken her passion for vet med to the depths of the internet writing various blogs for sites such as Dr. Andy Roark, and her own site, The Vetitude. Now in the process of transitioning from clinic work to her own relief business, Lauren is here to talk about everything from entrepreneurship to empathy and how to deal with haters in your comments section.
On our first international podcast, Natalia Strokowska joins us from Poland to shed some light on the similarities and differences between the veterinary profession in America and Poland. DVM, MRCVS, entrepreneur, medical English teacher, and avid traveler, Natalia discusses everything from the clubbing culture, travel to five different continents helping animals, the importance of mental health, and much more.
Today we are flipping the script on your host, Dr. John Arnold, and giving him his chance in the hot seat. Want to know how Dr. John met his wife, where he wishes he was living, and why he chose to become a general practitioner? All this and more is answered today as we dive deep inside what makes Podcast A Vet tick.