Recently, I attended the first Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) alumni conference, along with our Nationwide field veterinarians and the wonderful Nicole Numbers, who manages our school outreach programs. The event was a gathering of past VBMA leaders and existing National VBMA student leaders (that is, both incoming and outgoing … Continue reading Thankful … for young colleagues, future leaders and the VBMA
With the first National VBMA Alumni Conference coming up this weekend, I’m delighted and honored to highlight Dr. Meghan Wood, whose idea as a veterinary student became the National VBMA. Her story is a great way to share the history of how the amazing organization was born! As a rising … Continue reading Three questions for Dr. Meghan Wood, founder of the National VMBA
This is my favorite time of year, when we begin another academic year with a fresh schedule of visits to veterinary schools and colleges. This year we have three new field veterinarians joining Dr. Kristi Yee — and me! — as we speak to veterinary students. Most of our schedule … Continue reading One of our favorite things: Talking to veterinary students
Every year at the AVMA Convention I have the honor of taking the leaders of the national VBMA out to dinner. This year was no different: I indeed felt honored in the presence of so many smart, savvy veterinary students, and came away knowing our veterinary profession was in good … Continue reading The VBMA: My 2017 dinner with the future!
Nationwide® has long been a supporter of the Veterinary Business Management Association. As VPI®, we were there since the very beginning. The goal of helping veterinary student know more about business and finance has been one my personal favorites as well. People who know me well know that personal finance … Continue reading Take a look at the next generation of veterinary leadership
This has been the year of the non-traditional veterinary student here on the NationwideDVM blog, it seems! Seeing the range of experiences and the near-universal dedication to the goals of these students is inspiring. Because of this trend, it seems fitting to end our academic year of veterinary student profiles … Continue reading Three questions for … Oregon State’s Franci Forman