We’re all in the same profession. We all face the same issues. We all ponder unique solutions.
It’s time we all get into the same space and share them.

Announcing the Inaugural Spring Solving WINNER and Runners-up!


Coral Doherty, RVT, CPHSA

Standards for Psychological Health and Safety

Canada recently (2018) reaffirmed their National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the workplace - focused on prevention, promotion, and guidance to staged implementation (see attachment). Similarly, in June 2021, a new International Standard (ISO 45003) was published for Occupational health and safety management — Psychological health and safety at work — Guidelines for managing psychosocial risks (see attached). The American National Standards Institute (ANSI)is adopting the same standard.

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Virginia Corrigan, DVM, MPH, DABVP, CCRP, CHPV

Wellbeing = Day ONE Competency for all Veterinary Professionals
What if all schools and colleges of veterinary medicine, as well as all veterinary technology/veterinary nursing, and veterinary assistant programs, had comprehensive and evidence-based wellbeing frameworks and programs in place in order to best set up students, faculty, and staff for success? What if wellbeing wasn’t just something that was talked about, but was actually integrated into the culture, the formal and informal curriculum, and within the core values and leadership philosophy of the institutions themselves? 
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Kat Williams

Handling Moral Distress Accredited Course

To continuously improve the mental wellbeing of veterinary teams, a Handing Moral Distress Accredited Course could be delivered to empower employees and employers with individual AND systemic strategies to handle the moral distress and ethical trauma we inevitably face in our profession.

The wellbeing and strategies of individuals and organisations interact and affect one another, so a holistic approach is needed to order to champion effective and...

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Joseph Fifer

Employee Assistance Program For All

A review of the public tax filings of veterinary associations in North America reveals that, collectively, the professional and trade associations have amassed well over $100 million in financial assets. The reserves of these organizations are, in effect, their members' money being held in various accounts and investments.

The 50 largest for-profit companies in the veterinary industry (pharma, software, medical device, etc.) collectively spend in excess of $75 million on advertising...

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