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The Value of Taking a 'Bubble Break' in Veterinary Medicine

Oct 16, 2019

Kimberly Pope-Robinson

Recently, 1 Life Connected and The Bridge Club partnered to host "balloon events" at a large national veterinary conference. Even though we were attending an event with tens of thousands of veterinary professionals, it can still feel isolating. These balloon events were designed to allow people to come together and engage in activities, both individually and as a group, to overcome that feeling. The events created a space for people to connect with each other and themselves... To “fill their balloons.” The group participated in many acti...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Gossip in the Veterinary Workplace

Aug 20, 2019
Practice Management, Well-Being
Michelle Harcha, DVM, MA

Sitting in a workshop complaining about someone that was gossiping about me, I realized that I was gossiping about her as well. It was a moment of profound insight because I had no awareness that I wa...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Is Perfectionism Weighing You Down?

Aug 14, 2019
Well-Being
Kristina Guldbrand

per·​fec·​tion·​ism  |  noun : A disposition to regard anything short of perfection as unacceptable (Merriam Webster) Perfectionism is on the rise, affecting more Americans than ever before...

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From the VetPartners Experts: How to Eliminate Meeting Madness

Jul 25, 2019
Practice Management
Mia Cary, DVM

Raise your hand if you love attending meetings. I bet only a few of you raised your hand, likely because most of the meetings we attend are not productive and do not end in clear decisions, including ...

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From the VetPartners Experts: How to Help Pets Enjoy a Visit to the Vet

Jul 19, 2019
Practice Management
Ruth Garcia

Every veterinarian knows that pets and fireworks are a combustible combination, and most are prepared to help patients and clients make it through Independence Day, New Year’s Eve, and other loud an...

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