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The heartbeat of the veterinary profession. Join us as we talk with veterinary colleagues about critical topics from student debt to mental health. And share stories, stories connect us… as humans, as animals, as a veterinary community. Featuring Technology by VIN.

The heartbeat of the veterinary profession. Join us as we talk with veterinary colleagues about critical topics from student debt to mental health. And share stories, stories connect us… as humans, as animals, as a veterinary community. Featuring Technology by VIN.

Location:

United States

Description:

The heartbeat of the veterinary profession. Join us as we talk with veterinary colleagues about critical topics from student debt to mental health. And share stories, stories connect us… as humans, as animals, as a veterinary community. Featuring Technology by VIN.

Language:

English

Contact:

888-616-6506


Episodes

Junior Saint Preux shares the importance of believing in yourself, and how diversity, equity, & inclusion play a role

2/25/2021
Listen in as Junior Saint Preux, past SAVMA Chapter President, and Ross veterinary student chats with Dr. Matt Holland about his journey of perseverance. They discuss everything from diversity, equity, and inclusivity efforts on the Ross Veterinary School campus, to the importance of role models, and knowing when to make your move in life is vital for success. HOST AND GUEST BIOS: Dr. Matt Holland Matt Holland, DVM graduated from the University of Illinois CVM class of 2017. He is a...

Duration:00:58:41

Dr. Quincy Hawley and Renee Machel discuss the intersection of self-improvement and mental health

2/17/2021
This episode VIN Foundation Board Member Dr. Matt Holland is having a conversation with Get MotiVETed Co-Founders Dr. Quincy Hawley and Renee Machel. Listen in as they discuss self-improvement, diversity, equity, & inclusion, and mental health. HOST AND GUEST BIOS: Dr. Matt Holland Matt Holland, DVM graduated from the University of Illinois CVM class of 2017. He is a Veterinary & Pre-Vet Student Advocate for the VIN Student Team and his interests are Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion,...

Duration:01:06:52

Dr. Tony Bartels on the Latest COVID-19 Student Loan Relief News

1/29/2021
Tune in as we chat with student debt expert Dr. Tony Bartels about the latest updates to the COVID-19 Student Loan Repayment Relief announced this week. Since March 13, 2020, borrowers with federally held student loans have received student loan repayment relief. Interest rates have been set to zero percent, payments have been suspended, and for those using income-driven repayment or working towards Public Service Loan Forgiveness, the suspension time has counted towards qualifying...

Duration:00:20:40

SAVMA Chapter President Jonathan Dumas discusses the diversity, equity, and inclusion reality as a veterinary student

1/21/2021
This episode VIN Foundation Board Member Dr. Matt Holland is having a conversation with Ross Veterinary School SAVMA Chapter President and SAVMA Chapter President Representative-elect Jonathan Dumas. Jonathan is candid and transparent about his unique path to veterinary school and shares a realistic view on how the veterinary profession is dealing with diversity, equality, and inclusion. Facing his steepest challenge yet, Jonathan admits that veterinary school is difficult, and this raw...

Duration:00:53:50

Dr. Lance Roasa and Dr. Tony Bartels on COVID-19 Student Loan Repayment Restart for Veterinary Students

12/18/2020
Tune in as we have a conversation with student debt expert Dr. Lance Roasa and Dr. Tony Bartels about the COVID-19 Student Loan Repayment Relief Ending and strategies for re-entering repayment specifically veterinary students. Normally, interest accrues on your veterinary school Direct Loans from the day you receive them. The interest suspension you received during 2020 has been an extremely beneficial form of financial relief. This will likely save you tens of thousands of dollars during...

Duration:00:27:48

Dr. Tony Bartels on COVID-19 Student Loan Repayment Restart

12/11/2020
Tune in as we chat with student debt expert Dr. Tony Bartels about the COVID-19 Student Loan Repayment Relief Ending and strategies for re-entering repayment Since March 13, 2020, borrowers with federally held student loans have received student loan repayment relief. Interest rates have been set to zero percent, payments have been suspended, and for those using income-driven repayment or working towards Public Service Loan Forgiveness, the suspension time has counted towards qualifying...

Duration:00:21:47

The Financials of Applying to Veterinary School with Amber McElhinney

11/30/2020
Tune in as veterinary student Amber McElhinney reads her “Veterinary School Financials - What I Wish I Had Known” blog post. Helpful for all pre-veterinary students, Amber takes you step-by-step through her financial expenses while applying to veterinary school. From application fees to moving costs, this podcast episode provides tangible information to help with the pre-veterinary school process. In this episode we mention the following links and...

Duration:00:13:51

Borrow Better while in veterinary school and reduce your future stress

11/25/2020
Tune in on this VIN Foundation Borrow Better webinar replay with student debt expert Dr. Tony Bartels. Paying for your veterinary education is complicated. FAFSA, Direct Unsubsidized and Grad Plus Loans, Health Professions Student Loans, private loans, family loans, spouse support, savings, summer job -- how do you know which loans or resources are best to use now to decrease stress now and during repayment? If you’re borrowing, you undoubtedly have received your financial aid award...

Duration:01:58:12

Finding resilience and opportunity when plans go awry with Dr. Hilary Levitin

10/29/2020
Tune in as we chat with Dr. Hilary Levitin about her zig zag veterinary career path and passion for helping veterinary colleagues. She shares her approach to turning challenges into opportunities for building resilience, the power of vulnerability, and finding gratitude during unexpected times. Dr. Levitin was born and raised in the Wrigleyville area of Chicago, IL. She attended the University of Illinois where she received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences with honors (2010) and a...

Duration:00:41:45

Saving money while in veterinary school with 3rd year Sherry Shih

10/20/2020
Tune in as we chat with Sherry Shih, a 3rd-year veterinary student at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. We discuss her detailed approach to saving money while in veterinary school. You can find a link to her referred blog post below, along with additional helpful information on how to Borrow Better while in veterinary school. In this episode we mention the following links: Saving Money in Veterinary School blog post:...

Duration:00:31:11

Life as a 4th year, and planning for the future amidst COVID with Victoria McKaba

9/23/2020
Tune in as we chat with Victoria McKaba, a 4th-year veterinary student at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. We discuss what it’s like being a 4th year in the midst of COVID, how she is planning for the future, and her advice for the Class of 2024. About Victoria McKaba: Victoria has a strong interest in small animal cardiology and hopes to pursue an internship and residency after graduation. While in veterinary school, Victoria has dedicated her time to organized...

Duration:01:10:20

COVID, the CARES Act, and your student loans with Dr. Tony Bartels

9/8/2020
Tune in as we chat with VIN Foundation Board Member and student debt expert, Dr. Tony Bartels. We discuss how COVID has impacted student loans, and what the CARES Act means for veterinary students and veterinarians managing their debt. In this episode we mention the following...

Duration:00:26:41

Pivoting during a pandemic, and finding balance with Dr. Karl Jandrey

8/30/2020
Tune in as we chat with the School of Veterinary Medicine and UC Davis Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Programs, Dr. Karl Jandrey. We share a glimpse into a day of his life, the ways he keeps balanced, how UC Davis Veterinary Medicine is pivoting amidst a pandemic, and their effort to keep students educated and engaged. In this episode we mention the following resources: https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/dvm/dvm-program You may learn more about the...

Duration:01:06:03

Veterinary school application strategies with Kamira Patel

8/13/2020
Tune in as we chat with Kamira Patel, a 3rd-year veterinary student at UC Davis. Kamira shares her veterinary school application strategy, how she narrowed her choices based on priorities, and her unexpected favorite part of veterinary school. In this episode we mention the following...

Duration:00:50:48

Lessons learned of applying to veterinary school with Amber McElhinney

7/24/2020
Tune in as we chat with Amber McElhinney, a 2nd-year veterinary student at UC Davis. We take a deep dive into her pre-veterinary strategies, from research to applications and interviews, to the detailed financial implications. She shares what she wishes she had done differently and advice to other pre-veterinary students. In this episode we mention the following...

Duration:00:31:13

Are you caring too much? Red Shoe Syndrome with Dr. Susan Cohen

7/7/2020
Tune in as we chat with VIN Foundation Vets4Vets® team member, Dr. Susan Cohen. We discuss the difference between compassion fatigue and burnout and explore a new concept Susan has identified as the Red Shoe Syndrome. In this episode you will hear us discuss the VIN Foundation Vets4Vets® resource, it is available to all veterinarians and free. If you or someone you know is struggling, please reach out to Vets4Vets® by emailing or calling: (530) 794-8094 You may learn more about the VIN...

Duration:00:52:34

A haiku, a veterinarian, and the coronavirus with Dr. Matt Holland

4/21/2020
Tune in as we chat with VIN Foundation board member Dr. Matt Holland, and hear the story of his unconventional path to being a veterinarian. Matt shares the positive impact of his time in leadership with SAVMA, how the coronavirus has impacted his family’s living situation, and what it’s like being a millennial in this age of COVID. You may learn more about the VIN Foundation, on the website, or join the conversation on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. If you like this podcast, we would...

Duration:00:33:14

Life as a veterinary student in the age of COVID-19 with Shiloh Landskov

4/6/2020
What does a wet lab have to do with a free TV? Tune in as we chat with Shiloh Landskov, a 4th veterinary student at the University of Illinois to find out. We discuss what it’s like being a veterinary student in the age of COVID-19, the benefit of giving back with her VBMA service, ideas she has to stay connected with classmates, and how to appreciate the small things in the midst of these uncertain times. A few resources discussed in this episode: VIN Foundation Student Debt CenterNew...

Duration:00:39:22

Vets4Vets® - You are not alone, peer-to-peer support in the age of COVID-19 with Dr. Bree Montana

3/23/2020
Welcome to the launch of the VIN Foundation's Veterinary Pulse podcast. Join us as we talk with veterinary colleagues about critical topics from student debt to mental health. And share stories. stories connect us… as humans, as animals, as a veterinary community. This episode we're talking with Dr. Bree Montana, our Vets4Vets® team leader. Dr. Montana is a veterinary practice owner and on the front lines supporting veterinarians as they reach out for confidential peer-to-peer support. We...

Duration:00:22:58