Acclaimed veterinary anesthesiologist John A.E. Hubbell, DVM, MS, DACVA, examined the challenges and clinical progress of safely anesthetizing horses when he delivered the Frank J. Milne State-of-t...
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) honored a longtime volunteer leader within the association and strident advocate for the welfare of racehorses and the integrity of racing wh...
Sherry Johnson, DVM, MS, DACVSMR, received the American Association of Equine Practitioners President’s Award for spearheading AAEP’s first-ever online continuing education event as program cha...
The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented its 2020 Sage Kester “Beyond the Call” Award to Scott Palmer, VMD, DABVP, for his extensive history of exceptional service to the AAEP...
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AAEP Practice Life podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall chats with AAEP 2021 President Dr. Scott Hay, president-elect Dr. Emma Read, and executive director David Foley. They discuss long-term changes in the industry, COVID-related changes, and plans for 2021. We hear about upcoming educational opportunities, the ongoing efforts toward new-practitioner retention, and a new focus on inclusion, equity and diversity in the equine veterinary industry.
This podcast is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.
Join AAEP's Practice Life host Dr. Mike Pownall as he joins fellow presenters Dr. Caitlin Daly and Dr. Amy Grice as they recap their reports for the 2020 Convention's Business News Hour and make some predictions for the year to come.
The wide-ranging discussion covers, among other things, the economy, unemployment, gender bias, media consumption, virtual meetings, technology, attrition, work/life balance for one's self and staff, maternity policies, practice consolidation and unionization. They finish by emphasizing the importance of embracing new experiences, practicing collegiality, and supporting employees and staff.
Podcast host and AAEP Member Dr. Mike Pownall brings together five equine veterinarians whose backgrounds and experiences are incredibly diverse, but who all agree that there's nothing they'd rather do than be a horse doctor.
Join Dr. Pownall and Dr. Elizabeth Woolsey-Herbert from Australia, Dr. Kathy Lynde from California, Dr. Stacy Whitton of Colorado, Dr. Bibi Freer of North Carolina, and soon-to-be-Dr. Liliya Becktell, a 4th-year vet student from Cornell University, as they share their stories of the joys and benefits of equine veterinary life.
Still not convinced that equine practice can be pretty good? Listen in as AAEP member and podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall chats with three veterinarians who love their jobs as horse doctors.
Joining Mike for this third entry in the Pretty Good series is Dr. Tena Boyd of Northern Virginia, Dr. Lauren Davang, who works near Houston, Texas, and Dr. Scott Spaulding, who's based in southern Wisconsin.
This podcast is brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim.
Still not sure whether being in equine practice is a good thing? AAEP Practice Life host Dr. Mike Pownall chats with three veterinarians who think it's a great thing!
Drs. Dorothee Gilmore (Lisbon, New York), Chelsea Luedke (Berthoud, Colorado), and Jeremy Shaba (Lexington, Kentucky), share their tactics for managing demanding clients, understanding the importance of work/life balance, meeting the challenges, and maintaining or reigniting a passion for the profession.
With social distancing becoming the (at least temporary) norm, the use and importance of telemedicine -- and the confusion over its value -- has increased. Can it replace traditional hands-on medicine? Can you convince your clients to pay for tele-consults?
Join podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall as he chats with Drs. Erica Lacher (Newberry, Florida), Elizabeth Herbert (Gawler, South Australia) and Cris Navas (Kennett Square, Pennsylvania) about their experiences with equine telemedicine and their recommendations for its use.
There have been numerous grim reports about the future of equine veterinary practice. Join host Dr. Mike Pownall as he talks with Drs. Lisa Kivett and Mitchell Rode, who share not only their positive outlook of the equine veterinary profession, but also some tips to help other vets achieve a sustainable work/life balance.
Business Educator and AAEP Practice Life podcast host Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA, shares ten timely and very useful veterinary practice management tips for times of economic difficulty, including the current COVID-19 crisis.
There are many misconceptions and myths about student debt. Podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall investigates how a new veterinarian can afford to be an equine practitioner with guest veterinarians Dr. Robyn Ellerbrock of the University of Georgia, Dr. Mary Kovach of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, and Dr. Tony Bartels of the VIN Foundation (https://vinfoundation.org/).
Podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall joins three participants of the 2019 AAEP Convention's lively "How to Mentor New Grads" table topic. Listen as Drs. Elizabeth Arbittier of the New Bolton Center in Pennsylvania, Luke Bass of Colorado State University, and Caitlin Daly, a solo practitioner in Rockland, Maine, share some advice for new veterinarian graduates looking for their best career, and some advice to those who would hire them.
Veterinarian and business consultant Dr. Amy Grice gives a brief overview of the AAEP/AVMA Equine Veterinarian Economic Survey and the career challenges it highlights. The report, which offers extensive data about the health of equine practice and the health of those working in the profession, can be found in full at https://aaep.org/resources/avma-aaep-equine-economic-study.
A good working relationship with your clients’ farriers can have a positive impact on the health of the horse, and the health of your practice. Drs. Andrea Dube, Josh Zacharias and Bibi Freer share tips to develop positive vet-to-farrier rapport. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
Learn how sharing emergency coverage with area colleagues can benefit quality of life, professional collegiality and practice stability. Guests are Drs. Amy Bennett, Bibi Freer and Racquel Lindroth. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
Let technology make your practice life easier. Drs. Lisa Kivett and Ernie Martinez share their favorite tech hacks and discuss how they manage everything from texting with clients to after-hours staff communication. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
Most veterinary practitioners will be presented at some time with a case of animal abuse, neglect or cruelty. Drs. Lisa Kivett, Clara Mason and Alina Vale discuss strategies for managing these often difficult and complex situations. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
Two recent grads and a seasoned practitioner dispense advice on successfully starting your first associate position as well as tips for welcoming a new graduate to your practice. Guests: Drs. Jenna Donaldson, Zach Loppnow & Ernie Martinez. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
From analyzing your financials to finding the right person, Drs. Miranda Gosselin, Dan Keenan and Lisa Kivett provide direction to practice owners who are considering adding an associate. Hosted by Dr. Mike Pownall.
AAEP's Plans for 2021
Feb 19, 2021
Running Time: 36 min 31 sec
AAEP Business News Hour Recap and 2021 Outlook
Jan 26, 2021
Running Time: 44 min 46 sec
Equine Practice is Pretty Good, Part 4
Jan 14, 2021
Running Time: 1 hr 02 min
Equine Practice is Pretty Good, Part 3
Dec 23, 2020
Running Time: 35 min 57 sec
Equine Practice is Pretty Good, Part 2
Oct 20, 2020
Running Time: 31 min 50 sec
Jul 16, 2020
Running Time: 35 min 54 sec
Equine Practice is Pretty Good
Jun 08, 2020
Running Time: 30 min 59 sec
Top 10 Equine Practice Management Tips During Times of Crisis, with Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA
Apr 23, 2020
Running Time: 19 min 59 sec
Myths and Misconceptions about Veterinary Student Debt
Feb 24, 2020
Running Time: 43 min 23 sec
Developing Young Veterinarians
Jan 27, 2020
Running Time: 38 min 57 sec
Dr. Amy Grice Discusses the AVMA-AAEP Equine Economic Study
Dec 03, 2019
Running Time: 25 min 50 sec
Developing a Positive Veterinarian-Farrier Relationship
Sep 13, 2019
Running Time: 43 min 38 sec
Creating a Shared On Call Network in Your Practice Area
May 15, 2019
Running Time: 25 min 34 sec
Top Tech Tools for Equine Practice
Mar 27, 2019
Running Time: 40 min 23 sec
The Veterinarian's Role in Equine Abuse & Neglect Cases
Dec 10, 2018
Running Time: 37 min 07 sec
I'm a New Associate - Help!
Sep 25, 2018
Running Time: 29 min 06 sec
Can I Afford to Hire an Associate?
Aug 15, 2018
Running Time: 37 min 53 sec
Parenthood: Balancing Family Life with Equine Practice
Nov 07, 2016
Drs. Amanda House, Ernie Martinez and Gina Tranquillo Shade discuss how they navigate the often-challenging balance of children and career.
Opening Your Own Equine Practice
Sep 08, 2016
Three young veterinarians dispense the lessons they have learned as new practice owners.
Running Time: 34 min 30 sec
Conversations with New Practitioners
Jul 29, 2016
Three new Horse Doctors discuss the challenges and rewards they've experienced during their first year in the profession.
Running Time: 34 min 10 sec
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