Aside from the companionship, simply owning a pet can help reduce stress, increase physical activity, boost immunity, and improve cardiovascular health. For Dr. Stephanie Jones, the heart health benefits are paramount.
With ever-increasing pressure on veterinary practices to stay afloat in a sea of competition, stress is at an all-time high. Now more than ever, veterinarians need a place to find shelter from the storm.
Dozens of affinity groups are working hard to make veterinary medicine more diverse, but the road ahead is long and difficult. How can you help make the profession more inclusive?
For minority groups, finding a community of peers in a highly homogenous profession can be difficult. At The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, inclusivity is all important.
In this episode, we celebrate Pride Month to reinforce the importance of DEI in veterinary medicine and to raise awareness of the struggles minority groups face in a largely homogeneous profession.
As the old adage goes, you should never talk about politics at the dinner table—or should you? In this episode, we discuss the sticky subject of dealing with racism from friends and family members.
Talking about racism may be uncomfortable, but it's a necessary part of change. How do you broach such a controversial topic in your social circles?
The veterinary profession has historically been the least diverse field in the U.S. In this episode, we break down how to reverse this deep-rooted trend.
Dr. Mia Cary returns to the show to break down the complicated and layered subject of racism and discrimination—and why we must all "get comfortable with being uncomfortable" in order to effect change.
Though mental illness has traditionally been considered a taboo topic, the mental health—or lack thereof—of veterinary professionals has become a hot topic.