An abrasive senior technician is leaving distressed team members and neglected patients in her domineering wake. Dr. Greenskin thinks that if she owned the hospital, she wouldn’t put up with such behavior—would she?
For us, veterinary medicine is a form of friendship, and caring for hospice and palliative-care patients is a team activity that asks for attention, care and skill from every single team member in our hospitals.
While the financial problems plaguing veterinary education may hog the spotlight, this young veterinarian says it’s time to talk about the other issues—those that occur behind closed doors and within closed minds—that are making students sour.
You can't stop your veterinary practice systems, your equipment, your team or even yourself from breaking sometimes. But CVC educator Dave Nicol says it’s how you plan for and deal with the breakages that makes all the difference.
Have you ever returned from a conference with 5 billion business cards, a plethora of pamphlets and about two lines of notes you can actually read? Here’s an easy organization tip to ease post-conference confusion and help you get the most out of your investment.
When it comes to successful transition to new (and old!) practice cultures after a clinic is sold and bought, you may feel like a big fish in a small pond. This advice should help. Come on in, the water’s fine!
Lessons learned from my visit to the real-life Rick’s Café from the classic film Casablanca can help you get what you want out of a veterinary employment contract—whether you’re the boss or the associate.