Merck Animal Health joins AAHA Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative as Corporate Supporter

LAKEWOOD, Colorado – January 10, 2019 – As part of a multiyear collaboration, Merck Animal Health will be joining AAHA’s Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative as the Corporate Supporter.

Merck Animal will provide an educational grant to fund presentations about culture in accredited veterinary practices throughout the United States and Canada.

“We are thrilled to have Merck Animal Health support the AAHA Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative and join us in our efforts to promote positive and healthy culture in companion animal veterinary practices,” said AAHA Chief Executive Officer Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP (Emeritus). “We are looking forward to collaborating with Merck to provide practices the resources they need to optimize the culture within their walls.”

AAHA’s Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative provides veterinary teams with tools and resources to foster individual wellbeing and optimal, healthy practice cultures. Through this initiative, AAHA aims to improve veterinary practices and the lives of veterinary professionals, which will serve to strengthen the human-animal bond through improved patient care and client satisfaction.

“Merck Animal Health is committed to supporting the veterinary profession and positively impacting the wellbeing of practicing veterinarians,” said Scott Bormann, senior vice president, US commercial operations, Merck Animal Health. “We are proud to join the AAHA Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative and help to enable a positive and healthy environment for companion animal practices.”

In addition to the culture presentations, the educational grant from Merck Animal Health will also enable AAHA to produce a series of educational modules and other industry resources.