YOUR DVM CAREER, Apr 1, 2003 - DVM
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YOUR DVM CAREER, Apr 1, 2003
Bill to benefit veterinary-deprived locales
By Stephanie Davis
Legislators are crafting a bill, "National Veterinary Medical Service Act, that if passed, would create a program within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide loan repayment for a select group of veterinary students - those who agree to work in underserved areas. The legislature would define which areas would qualify.
Guidelines draw mixed industry reaction; question support data
By Stephanie Davis
Industry applauds the effort invested in the American Animal Hospital Association's (AAHA) canine vaccine guidelines, but critics question the execution and data to support the recommendations.
Calls that promote a marketing opportunity vs. good will
The decision to market your services is a personal one and needs to be planned.
Veterinary students match wits in Nestlé Purina College Challenge
ST. LOUIS, Mo. ­ Veterinary students went head-to-head on topics ranging from anatomy to zoonosis during the Nestlé Purina College Challenge at the 2003 North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC). After five rounds of competition, Tya Henderson, a fourth-year student at Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada, was declared the winner among the veterinary school competitors. She defeated runner-up Marc Greenberg, a fourth-year student at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, N.Y., in the championship round.
Publishing enhances graduates' resumés
University of Pennsylvania ranks first in research contributions to top journals, college dean claims
Practice Management
Timing can be everything with employment contracts
Pay close attention to deadlines, dates and expirations
You are the target!
Knowing over-the-phone sales tactics can help you weed out helpful calls from time-wasters
Feature Articles
AAVMC sees opportunities for less traditional DVM roles
Columbus, Ohio-A wealth of human resource needs have emerged in veterinary medicine, and if students aren't prepared, the jobs likely will pass up the profession.
Profession hazy on client compliance
AAHA study proof positive that practitioners too passive, optimistic about client compliance
Life skills become invaluable when entering practice
You have graduated; you have passed the boards, and you have finally found a practice that is a great fit. The owner is very excited about having you start your career at the practice too. Now, you must walk through the door of that practice, and make your first impression as a "new" team member.
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