Do you know a co-worker or client who seems to be struggling with a substance use disorder (SUD)? Or maybe you’re the one struggling? Phil Richmond, DVM, CAPP, CPHSA, CCFP, has been there, and now he is on a mission to flip the paradigm about SUDs from stigma to compassion.
The class of 2026 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine will be the first to complete a revamped fully integrated curriculum that aims to teach veterinarians how to better communicate, collaborate, and solve problems.
AAHA surveyed nearly 15,000 veterinary professionals and learned that 30% plan to leave their current job within the coming year. What might make them want to stay? It starts with the right goals.
The Center for Veterinary Social Work at the University of Tennessee is “a space for all professionals with an interest in human and animal welfare to come together to collaborate.” As the field of veterinary social work gains popularity, how it’s taught and practiced is growing up too.
What’s going on with the canine respiratory illness in the news? Is it viral or bacterial—or possibly overblown media coverage? NEWStat talks to veterinarians facing the outbreak and looks into the research being done to solve the mystery.
Topics that most interested NEWStat readers in the past year included stories on innovative treatments, new drug approvals, Black vet med professionals making a difference, and better understanding neurodiversity.
Veterinary professionals are well-suited to be experts in a variety of One Health concepts. Here are some resources and ideas for how to increase awareness among your clients about the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health.
Matt Motta, PhD, and Gabriella Motta, VMD, are a brother-sister research team who (along with fellow researcher Dominik Stecula, PhD), are examining vaccine hesitancy among dog owners, drawing connections between pet owners’ decisions, fears about human vaccines, and the lasting effects of Covid-19.