The AVMA House of Delegates debated whether veterinary technicians, hospital managers, or others involved in veterinary medicine should be AVMA members or whether the Association should instead look at various ways to support these groups.
The AVMA House of Delegates approved a new policy that describes best practices for collecting antimicrobial use data, what should be considered during its analysis, and how the data might be used to inform and advance veterinary clinical decision making.”
Dr. Vernard Hodges, one of the two veterinarians featured on National Geographic’s TV show “Critter Fixers,” sat down with AVMA News to talk about how he made it in veterinary medicine and how he hopes to give back to future generations.
Jackie Martin, founder of A Matter of Motivation, spoke at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference about navigating teams through change. “Understanding the cyclical nature of the human change process helps you move through previously unknown territory in a conscious way,” she said.
Retention is the new recruitment, said Josh Vaisman, co-founder of Flourish Veterinary Consulting. He discussed in a presentation at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference, Jan. 6-9, how positive leadership cultivates an environment that enables the best parts of a person, which helps practices retain existing employees.