Veterinary practice ownership: Who will be in charge?

Veterinary practice ownership: Who will be in charge?

See our latest survey data on the gap in dreams of veterinary practice ownership between women and men veterinary associates.
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Aug 01, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
As a generation of veterinarians prepares to leave the field, many retiring practice owners wonder who’s going to buy them out. Women want to work in veterinary medicine in greater numbers than men, but no survey has ever shown they want to own practices in as great a number as men. Here you see our latest survey data on the gap in dreams of veterinary practice ownership between women and men associates.

Data source: 2010 Veterinary Economics State of the Industry Study

The complete package:
What's the gender split on ownership?
Do associates want to own?
Don't want to own? Is it the time commitment?
What do you think this data means to the future of practice?
Here's the scoop on veterinary associates' interest in ownership. Only time will tell whether a new era of multidoctor or corporate-owned practices will change the landscape in a profession with a labor pool of great employee doctors who are shying away from management and ownership.

Data source: 2010 Veterinary Economics State of the Industry Study

The complete package:
What's the gender split on ownership?
Do associates want to own?
Don't want to own? Is it the time commitment?
What do you think this data means to the future of practice?
The differences between men and women in veterinary medicine show up in what they earn, too. Could women’s less confident, less confrontational communication style be the culprit for their lower compensation? Read about it at dvm360.com/toughwomen.

Source: 2010 Veterinary Economics State of the Industry Study

The complete package:
What's the gender split on ownership?
Do associates want to own?
Don't want to own? Is it the time commitment?
What do you think this data means to the future of practice?

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