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GEORGIA EDITION  •  Newsletter  •  Issue 5, 2022 Dear Subscriber: Here is the latest update from the Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance, with professionally curated content to help veterinary professionals focus on their well-being. This pilot project was launched through a partnership between Veterinary Medical Association Executives and Listeners On Call, which provides complimentary access to its services through the Alliance. Sixteen professional and industry organizations offered support to the project, two of which are highlighted below. If you have questions or comments on the newsletter, the service from Listeners On Call, or the Veterinary Wellbeing...

Neurology Intensive + LEAP CE provides 6 medical and 2 LEAP CE CreditsSaturday, November 5, 20227:30 am - 3:10 pm MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Theresa E. Pancotto, DVM, MS, DACVIM(N), CCRP Dr. Pancotto is an Associate Professor Neurology and Neurosurgery in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Auburn University. She was born and raised in North Carolina. She has received degrees from Duke University, Tufts University, and Virginia Tech. In 2011 she also earned certification in the practice of canine rehabilitation through the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and additional certification in canine neurosurgery...

Veterinarians that visit clients residing in rural areas need to be aware of safety and hazards that may be on a farm. Veterinary advice can help with animal and human safety. Keep your eyes open for any safety concerns! Here are 5 resources to equip yourself with safety knowledge when visiting clients in rural areas: 1. Know your local Centers for Agricultural and Safety and Health. The Centers were developed by a cooperative agreement to conduct research, education, and prevention projects to address the nation’s pressing agricultural, forestry and fishing health and safety...

The GVMA works closely with the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency to provide communications and support to coordinate support for areas in Georgia impacted by a disaster. Are you prepared for a disaster? The GVMA has compiled these resources to help you and your pet owners have disaster preparedness plans ready ahead of time. Do you know how to contact your local EMA if you need help after a disaster? find your local EMA Emergency plan for pet owners building an emergency kit prepare your business for...

View Employee Newsletter (September 2022) View Supervisor Newsletter (September 2022) Complimentary Online Seminar Open Communication: Powerful Ways to Create It Attain the skills to have open and effective communication at work and at home. Available on demand starting September 20 through the MAP. ACCESS THE MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ...

Dear GVMA member veterinarians, Dr. Jill Lancaster & Dr. Mike Zager at the 2019 GA Baby barn On behalf of the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, the GVMA requests your volunteer participation in this year’s joint project at the Georgia National Fairgrounds, Baby Barn experience. The previous Baby Barn events were met with enthusiasm and a very positive atmosphere.   It is an opportunity to highlight agriculture and the need for veterinarians working in the food animal industry. The dates of the Fair are Thursday, October 6 - Sunday,...

Provides 10 CE CreditsOphthalmology Intensive & Skills LabSaturday, August 27, 20227:30 am - 4:45 pm MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Sujata Desai, DVM, DACVO Dr. Sujata Desai grew up in Gainesville, FL, and wanted to be a veterinarian before she could even spell the word. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Florida in 2006, then attended veterinary school at Tufts University in Massachusetts. From 2010-2011, she did a small animal rotating internship at Florida Veterinary Specialists in Tampa, FL, then started her first job as an associate veterinarian at Clairmont Animal Hospital...

Employee Newsletter (July 2022)Download Supervisor Newsletter (July 2022)Download Complimentary Online Seminar Unplugged: Digital Detoxing Available on demand starting July 19 through the MAP. Find the reasons why we need to do a digital detox and learn practical steps on how to start incorporating it into your schedule. ACCESS THE MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ...

EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER SUPERVISOR NEWSLETTER Complimentary Online Seminar Finding Yourself Through Nature Available on demand starting June 21 through the MAP. Taking the path less traveledDiscover the importance of being outside and find your own way to enjoy nature, and increase your wellbeing. ACCESS THE MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ...

Georgia Veterinary Medical Association has partnered with Listeners On Call to offer you the benefit of listening - a new service designed to give you support anytime you need it. Moments of Reflection The simple act of pausing to reflect can make a huge impact on your day. Taking stock of how you’re doing in the moment is a key to personal well-being. We’ll remind you to pause every now and then with reminders to reflect. Rewarding in Many Ways As a bonus, you can even earn rewards for regularly checking in with yourself. You’ll...

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