I have a confession to make… I did not enjoy going to vet school in the Caribbean. Don’t get my wrong—St. Kitts is a beautiful island. And Ross was an amazing school. I regret nothing about my decision to go to vet… Read More
Well guys, I did it. I presented at my first major conference. And I have to say it felt…nothing like I expected it to.
Sure, I had fun. I spent time with friends and connected with people I’d never actually met but who felt like friends thanks to the power of social media. I got to spend some time sight seeing in DC. I got to meet by new baby cousin. I attended some amazing lectures. But this conference was supposed to be more than that. It was supposed to be this huge accomplishment, and it didn’t feel that way.
“‘C’ students make the best doctors.” It’s something I heard quite a bit in vet school and as an “A” student, it was a major trigger for imposter syndrome. Afterall, just because I could handle a test, didn’t mean I could handle being a clinician. Read More
There is a word that can strike fear into the hearts of veterinarians and practice managers everywhere. That word…is Yelp. via GIPHY You’ve done everything right. You made all the right medical recommendations; you provided the services in a timely… Read More
Without the input of your team, your social media will either look like “the story of you” or a carbon copy of every other vet hospital out there.
But you can change this. How? It’s all about the vetitude. You can’t just tell them why it’s important; you’ve got to show them. Vetitude is all about leading and inspiring, so let your passion for sharing your story with the world shine through.
If you walked into a confessional today, to which of the capital vices would you confess? If you’re a man, chances are good that you would be saying your Hail Mary’s to atone for Lust. If you’re a woman, however, Pride, is likely to top your list of transgressions. Read More
I have been asked why I joined Snout Squad, as though there were a choice involved. But the truth is, Snout Squad seems like more of a calling; a chance to take everything I stand for—veterinary medicine, feminism, writing, empathy, empowering others—and combine it into one group of strong, kick-ass women. Read More