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A veterinarian’s career is not always a straight line and often includes some challenges along the way. Veterinarian hosts Drs. Kirk and Reddish invite guests who explore the amazing world of veterinary medicine and share their challenges, lessons and stories from their remarkable careers.

A veterinarian’s career is not always a straight line and often includes some challenges along the way. Veterinarian hosts Drs. Kirk and Reddish invite guests who explore the amazing world of veterinary medicine and share their challenges, lessons and stories from their remarkable careers.
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A veterinarian’s career is not always a straight line and often includes some challenges along the way. Veterinarian hosts Drs. Kirk and Reddish invite guests who explore the amazing world of veterinary medicine and share their challenges, lessons and stories from their remarkable careers.

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@avmavets

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English

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800.248.2862


Episodes

Bonus Episode: Welcome to the Profession

5/21/2019
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“The days are long, but the years are short” It’s graduation season! We want to be among the first to congratulate all the new veterinarians out there and welcome you to our wonderful profession! Throughout this episode we share our experiences in the first days of being doctors and what we wish we had known. We also talk about some exciting resources that are available to you. Be sure to take some time to enjoy your accomplishments! We can’t wait to share this journey with you! Remember we...

Duration:00:29:13

Nannies, Leadership and Lake Homes with Dr. Keelan Lewis

5/16/2019
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“All those things that were kind of accepted as clinical side effects of our profession are now just not acceptable.” Our guest on this episode of My Veterinary Life Podcast is Dr. Keelan Lewis! Dr. Lewis was born and raised in rural north Texas. She went to Texas A&M University for her undergraduate degree in animal science and then she received her DVM at Virginia Maryland in 2011. She practices in north Texas where she owns three mixed animal clinics with the support of a...

Duration:00:36:53

Serving, Motherhood and Support with Dr. Caroline Cantner

5/9/2019
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“It’s like go time already” On this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, our guest is Dr. Caroline Cantner. Dr. Cantner is a 2011 Graduate University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. She grew up with veterinarians and one thing she knew for sure was that she was never going to be one. We are so glad she changed her mind. She’s had an interesting road to becoming a veterinarian as well as becoming a mother and we cannot wait to share this journey with you! We want to hear from you! Be...

Duration:00:41:52

Planners, New Moms and Wise Words with Dr. Maggie Canning

5/2/2019
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“This isn’t that scary, these are just normal people” On this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, our guest is Dr. Maggie Canning. Dr. Canning is a 2016 graduate of Auburn University (War Eagle!) and a new mom to Baby James. She has already had an amazing career filled with a LOT of changes. She is also incredibly thoughtful and imparts so wisdom on us. We cannot wait to share this journey with you! Be sure to connect with us by leaving a ratings and review for the show! You can also...

Duration:00:41:59

Bonus Episode: 2019 Veterinary Leadership Conference

4/30/2019
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“A to do list cannot wipe out your to be list”- Drew Dudley (2019 VLC Keynote) Join Drs. Anna Reddish and Marci Kirk on this follow up appointment where they review the 2019 Veterinary Leadership Conference. Hear some of the highlights from this event and what they have implemented since January. We can’t wait to share this journey with you! Relevant links: avma.org/vlc https://www.ted.com/talks/drew_dudley_everyday_leadership?language=en

Duration:00:28:11

Squirrels, Monkeys and Taking Chances with Dr. Lauren Davidson

4/25/2019
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“I can take a chance and see if it is going to work for me” On this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, our guest is Dr. Lauren Davidson. Dr. Davidson is a 1999 Graduate from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Davidson is the Animal Program Director at National Institute Dental and Craniofacial Research at the National Institute of Health. Her career has taken her places she did not expect, and we cannot wait to share this journey with you! We want to hear from...

Duration:00:46:15

Communities, Mentors and Encouragement with Dr. Craig Fletcher

4/18/2019
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“It was just happenstance” On this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, our guest is Dr. Craig Fletcher. Dr. Fletcher is a 1999 Graduate from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Fletcher is the associate vice chancellor of research at UNC Chapel Hill. He has had and amazing career which started through a chance meeting and the support of some incredible trailblazers in the profession. We cannot wait to share this journey with you! We want to connect with you! Be...

Duration:00:31:38

Bonus Episode: 2019 SAVMA Symposium

4/16/2019
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On this bonus episode Dr. Anna Reddish and Marci Kirk talk about their experiences at the 2019 SAVMA Symposium. Not only are the events of the conference highlighted but also the best things to see and do while in Athens, Georgia. We can't wait to share this journey with you!

Duration:00:18:51

Challenges, Support and Volunteering with Dr. Michael Dibler

4/11/2019
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“I felt like it was an impossible task, but I had a lot of support from my family” On this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, our guest is Dr. Michael Dibler. Dr. Dibler is a 2017 graduate from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. He is currently an associate veterinarian with Banfield Pet Hospital. He shares with us many of the challenges he faced on the road to becoming a veterinarian and how he finds time to manage a full-time job and a very full volunteer...

Duration:00:32:16

VLC Happenings with Dr. Quincy Hawley

4/4/2019
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“VLC in that 1st Year was kind of mind blowing” In this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, we chat with Dr. Quincy Hawley. Dr. Hawley was a speaker at the 2019 Veterinary Leadership Conference. He walks us through the ups and downs in his career and shares with us why speaking at this conference was so important to him. His journey is truly inspiring! We cannot wait to share this journey with you! Mentioned or relevant links: MyVeterinaryLife.com Avma.org/vlc AVMA.org/wellbeing...

Duration:00:36:13

Books, Legacies, and No Limits with Dr. Kemba Marshall

3/28/2019
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“I guess my backup plan would have been sitting outside the veterinary school every day” In this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, we chat with Dr. Kemba Marshall. Dr. Marshall is the Director of Veterinary Services at Purina Animal Nutrition Center. She has had many interesting jobs throughout the profession. She admits that the path she has followed in veterinary medicine was not the one she had planned for herself, but she is also not one to shy away from an opportunity or challenge....

Duration:00:39:26

VLC Happenings with Dr. James Finlay

3/21/2019
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In this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, we catch up with Dr. James Finlay at the 2019 Veterinary Leadership Conference. Dr. Finlay is a lab animal veterinarian and the current chair of the committee that planned the conference. He shares how he became involved and what he has taken away from this year’s keynote. We cannot wait to share this journey with you! Be sure to connect with us! Please leave us a rating and review and emails us your ideas and thoughts at MVLpodcast@avma.org!

Duration:00:12:18

Tomatoes, Galaga and ‘Real Doctors’ with Dr. Kevin Dajka

3/14/2019
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In this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, we sit down and chat with Dr. Kevin Dajka. Dr. Dajka is the Chief Products and Services Officer with the AVMA. We explore the many different roles he has held throughout his career, including time with ‘real’ doctors. He shares what he loves most about the profession and what one of the hardest decisions he’s ever made has been. We cannot wait to share this journey with you! Help us improve the show! Be sure to leave us a ratings and review so...

Duration:00:33:51

Penguins, Bananas and VMDs with Dr. Sarah Reuss

3/7/2019
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In this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, we talk with Dr. Sarah Reuss. Dr. Reuss is an Equine Professional Services Veterinarian for Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health. She joined us during the 2019 Veterinary Leadership Conference and shares some of her amazing experiences while she was here. (Yes, Chicago can be fun in January!) We talk about leadership and taking advantage of opportunities that present themselves. Sarah is super fun and we can’t wait to share this journey with you....

Duration:00:20:06

Family, Communication and Mentorship with Dr. Jeremy Keen

2/28/2019
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In this episode of the My Veterinary Life Podcast we chat with Dr. Jeremy Keen. Dr. Keen is a small animal practitioner in Tennessee. As you get to know him, you will realize he is an overall great guy! To kick things off, he shares with us his interesting celebrity. He also describes his passion for mentorship and why he feels communication is a foundation for success in veterinary medicine. He also provided us with many words of wisdom that will serve all of us well! We look forward to...

Duration:00:33:34

Workafrolic, Sweat Equity and Entrepreneurship with Dr. Justine Lee

2/21/2019
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In this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, we chat with Dr. Justine Lee. You may know her as the founder of Vet Girl on the Run. There are so many ways we could describe Dr. Lee! She has had a full career and she is not done yet! She is truly a trail-blazer and an entrepreneur in the profession. We can’t wait to share this journey with you! Be sure to follow along with us on social media @MVL Podcast, if you have an idea for the show please let us know at mvlpodcast@avma.org Links...

Duration:00:31:51

People, Changes and Positive Thoughts with Dr. Mia Cary

2/14/2019
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In this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, we chat with Dr. Mia Cary. Dr. Cary is the Chief of Professional Development and Strategic Alliances at the AVMA. She is also a fun, enthusiastic and extremely optimistic person that you can’t help but smile around. Learn how she went from an interest in marine mammals to living in Alaska, to vet school in Florida to working at the AVMA. There are a lot of steps in between and we can’t wait to share this journey with you! Be sure to follow us on...

Duration:00:26:51

Welcome to the My Veterinary Life

2/7/2019
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In this episode of My Veterinary Life podcast, we introduce you to the co-hosts Drs. Anna Reddish and Marci Kirk. They talk through the vision of the show and what you can expect in coming episodes. Join them as they share how their veterinary journey started and how it led them to working for the AVMA. We can’t wait to share this journey with you!

Duration:00:25:37