WSVMA meme contest winners announced!

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This year, in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference, we launched our first ever WSVMA Meme Contest! In an effort to bring together the profession and provide a bit of laughter, we sent out the call to conference attendees to give us their best shot at creating something funny. We received over 40 memes, and then we narrowed down to the top ten. Then you voted on which ones made you laugh the most! Results are in and we...

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Start signing up for HEAL-WA online medical resource database

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Legislation to add veterinarians and veterinary technicians to the health professions served by HEAL-WA passed the Washington State House and Senate and became law on July 28, 2019. HEAL-WA is an online portal to evidence-based resources. It is run by the University of Washington Health Sciences Library through a contract with the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and funded by a $16.00 surcharge on the license fees from participating professions. They are now ready to start registering veterinarians and...

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Upcoming CE Series: Defining and Developing Your Dream Team

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The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) and Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) are pleased to announce the launch of a new three-part webinar series. The first presentation, It’s All About the Job, dives into the different aspects of individual jobs within the veterinary practice, focusing on five areas – job analysis, description, reviews, enlargement, and enrichment. Webinar #2 - Courageous Conversations - April 22, 2020 Webinar #3 - Put Me in Coach! Developing Your Leadership Team – June 10, 2020 The webinars are available free of charge...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Pathway to Ownership – Financing Your Future

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Join us Tuesday, December 10 at 12pm for our webinar Pathway to Ownership – Financing Your Future. Joseph Coury will be our guest speaker. Joseph will present what ownership can mean in terms of financial independence and how ownership will help with retiring student debt. He will review the best financial and professional practices to position yourself for veterinary lending as well as talk about what to do and what not to do as you ready yourself for practice ownership....

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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Does hot job market mean there's a veterinarian shortage? – Vin News Service Equine Influenza on Snohomish and Spokane Counties – EDCC Orphaned elk is first participant in hoof disease study – The Spokesman-Review Worth the payoff? Chart for cost of education vs. student debt – Wall Street Journal Employees' concerns about well-being differ among generations – gallup.com Here’s a better way to convert dog years to human years, scientists say – Science Magazine   Posted December 6, 2019...

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