WSVMA News

WSVMA accepting applications for next year’s class of Power of Ten leaders

  |   WSVMA News

Attention 2010-2017 graduates! Join the WSVMA for our exciting leadership program! Power of Ten is a WSVMA initiative designed to help recent graduates develop foundational skills in leadership, communication, and business. Ten participants will be selected from the applicant pool to participate in the Power of Ten leadership academy for the coming year. Participants will join a network of peers in a series of learning experiences that commence in October, 2017 and culminate in September, 2018. Power of Ten is...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference & Trade Show – Registration now open!

  |   Continuing Education, WSVMA News

Online registration is open for this year’s Pacific NW Conference taking place September 29 – October 1, 2017 in Tacoma. Register today to learn from stellar scientific speakers, business experts and special guests that will be presenting a variety of cutting edge topics. In addition to a full program of scientific small animal, large animal and equine tracks, sessions will be offered on a variety of topics including the truth about service animals, the technician shortage, and drug policies in a...

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In memoriam

  |   WSVMA News

Dr. G. Gary Duskin (WSU, ’61) passed away on August 2 at the age of 80. Dr. Duskin was a respected equine practitioner and a co-founder of Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish. He served on the WSVMA Executive Board and became president of the Association in 1985. In addition, he represented Washington to the AVMA House of Delegates in the 1990’s. Dr. Duskin was also the recipient of the WSVMA Veterinarian of the Year Award in 2000. His Memorial Service...

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WSVMA accepting applications for next year’s class of Power of Ten leaders

  |   WSVMA News

Attention 2010-2017 graduates! Join the WSVMA for our exciting leadership program! Power of Ten is a WSVMA initiative designed to help recent graduates develop foundational skills in leadership, communication, and business. Ten participants will be selected from the applicant pool to participate in the Power of Ten leadership academy for the coming year. Participants will join a network of peers in a series of learning experiences that commence in October, 2017 and culminate in September, 2018. Power of Ten is...

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WSVMA accepting applications for next year’s class of Power of Ten leaders

  |   WSVMA News

Attention 2010-2017 graduates! Join the WSVMA for our exciting leadership program! Power of Ten is a WSVMA initiative designed to help recent graduates develop foundational skills in leadership, communication, and business. Ten participants will be selected from the applicant pool to participate in the Power of Ten leadership academy for the coming year. Participants will join a network of peers in a series of learning experiences that commence in October, 2017 and culminate in September, 2018. Power of Ten is...

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Members in the News

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Congratulations to the following WSVMA members who received WSU/CVM’s Jerry Newbrey Teaching Scholar award in 2016: Drs. Annie Chen-Allen, Tamara Grubb, Robert Mealey and Katherine Wardrop. The Newbrey Teaching Scholar is awarded for excellence in teaching during the first three years of the veterinary core curriculum....

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Member input needed on potential new member benefit: online access to current, authoritative clinical information and educational resources

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Veterinarians in private practice generally don’t have access to large collections of journals similar to human physicians. As a result, veterinarians rely on textbooks, conferences and online discussion forums like VIN for new information. Textbooks, expert opinion and discussion forums do not always provide the highest level of evidence for clinical decision making. The WSVMA is looking to change that by seeking access to a Washington-based service for healthcare providers. Health Evidence Resource for Washington State (HEAL-WA) is an affordable online...

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Walking the Camino de Santiago – a metaphor for leadership

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Two weeks from now, my 20-year-old daughter and I will begin walking the Camino de Santiago, a 780-kilometer trek from a town in France called St. Jean Pied de Port, over the Pyrenees and west across northern Spain, ending at the city of Santiago. The Camino is a pilgrimage dating back to the middle ages when Christians would trek to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, which is thought to be the burial place of Saint James. We will carry...

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Member News – past president runs for public office and an esteemed leader steps down after 27 years

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Dr. Lisa Parshley runs for Olympia City Council  - WSVMA past president and current board member Dr. Lisa Parshley is running for Olympia City Council Pos. 5. Her platform is working to ensure a healthy, vibrant future for Olympia through business for the people, a healthy community and environment and responsible growth for the city. The WSVMA has endorsed her candidacy and we wish her success in her campaign. For more information and to donate, visit her website. Inland Empire VMA...

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2017 Auction to benefit the WSVMA Past Presidents’ Student Scholarship Fund

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You’re invited to attend and donate to the WSVMA Silent Auction on Friday, September 29 in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference in Tacoma. The goal of the evening is to raise money for the WSVMA Past Presidents’ Student Scholarship Fund. Each year, the Fund awards one or more scholarships to deserving veterinary students. Our goal is to raise over $10,000. Use your imagination to create a truly unique donation such as travel experiences, football tickets, fine wine, fine...

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