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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.

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United States

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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

888-616-6506


Episodes

Dr. Tony Bartels on sizing up the student loan tax forgiveness exemption

5/14/2021
Tune in as VIN Foundation Executive Director Jordan Benshea chats with student debt educator Dr. Tony Bartels about the latest student loan tax forgiveness. Taking the “hope for the best and plan for the worst” approach, Dr. Bartels will take you through the details of this confusing situation. Did you know if you were making payments toward your student loans during the Cares Act forbearance time you can get a refund? Listen in to learn this and additional helpful information. GUEST...

Duration:00:25:13

Dr. Andrew Lee on recognizing red flags and not letting fear get in the way of making changes

5/13/2021
Join VIN Foundation board member, Dr. Matt Holland, as he has a conversation with Dr. Andrew Lee about the importance of leadership by example, his journey to veterinary medicine, and his first-hand experience in changing jobs as a new grad. GUEST BIO: Dr. Andrew Lee Dr. Andrew Lee is a graduate of the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana where he received his doctorate in veterinary medicine (2017) as well as receiving his BS in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois-Chicago....

Duration:00:30:34

Dr. Lance Roasa and Dr. Drew Olson on the worldwide personal finance problem and its tie to mental health

4/30/2021
Listen in as VIN Foundation Executive Director Jordan Benshea has a conversation with Drip.vet Co-Founders Dr. Lance Roasa and Dr. Drew Olsen about their scientifically proven passion project, and why veterinarians are the canary in the coal mine. Driven by their motivation to help colleagues get a sense of empowerment through habits and improve mental health, these two veterinary powerhouses are a wealth of knowledge. Covering topics ranging from the importance of a budget to their secret...

Duration:00:45:32

Dr. Moriah McCauley on staying curious, pivoting, and giving yourself grace

4/22/2021
Join Dr. Matt Holland as he chats with Dr. Moriah McCauley about her path to veterinary medicine, and why her curiosity led her to start a podcast while in veterinary school in Scotland. Moriah shares what she has learned from the podcast thus far and why being flexible and giving herself grace has helped her not only in her podcast, but as a practicing veterinarian. GUEST BIO: Dr. Moriah McCauley Dr. McCauley is a practicing small animal veterinarian who has always been deeply...

Duration:00:40:50

Justice Birdsong on her definition of diversity in the veterinary profession, and the importance of empathy toward others

4/5/2021
Join VIN Foundation Board Member Dr. Matt Holland as he talks with Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) student Justice Birdsong. She shares her advice for creating a network in the profession, how she encourages empathy among colleagues, and her personal journey to veterinary medicine. As a Co-Founder of the RUSVM National Association of Black Veterinarians chapter, and her role as Secretary for RUSVM SAVMA, she shares her dedication to making the profession a better place...

Duration:00:37:33

Dr. Serena Nayee on the cultural difference between animal and human medicine, and her quest to improve inclusive advocacy

3/30/2021
Join VIN Foundation Board Member, Dr. Matt Holland, in his conversation with Dr. Serena Nayee as they discuss how the cultural difference between animal and human medicine lead her to veterinary medicine. She shines a light on the important difference between a curated reality, and the everyday work it takes to pay attention to mental health. With a thoughtful vulnerability, Serena shares her mission to help colleagues feel comfortable in their own skin while fighting to diversify the...

Duration:00:47:52

Dr. Bronwyn Fullagar on practicing veterinary medicine around the world and the importance of humor

3/8/2021
Listen in as VIN Foundation Board Member Matt Holland chats with Dr. Bronwyn Fullagar about her dedication to self-care, how humor plays a vital role, and what it’s like performing veterinary surgery around the world. 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, mental wellness,...

Duration:00:41:16

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