Our mission is to nurture and evolve the veterinary ecosystem for the common good of pets, families and the veterinary professionals entrusted with their care. Our vision is to help educate veterinarians, students, techs and anyone who surrounds them about the challenges and opportunities that those drawn to be a part of the most compassionate and trusted profession in the world can bring. They don’t teach this stuff in school (although, we feel they should), and we hope with some transparency and foresight, we can be a catalyst to help change that.
Continuing education courses with well-respected industry thought leaders and influencers to help educate veterinarians, students, techs and anyone who surrounds them about the challenges and opportunities faced by those drawn to be a part of the most compassionate and trusted profession in the world.Sign up today to get started
Learn strategies for building leadership skills whether you are in a current leadership position or anticipating a future leadership role. 1 Credit HourGet started
Suicide and mental health need to no longer be a hidden problem. Turn the healing lens on yourself and your colleagues in this important presentation. 1 Credit HourGet started
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This open-enrollment, self-study course is based on the archive of a webinar presented on November 2, 2017, though the collaboration of...Get started
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As veterinarians and caregivers, we sometimes feel dark and lonely—trapped by our obligations and the...Get started
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Office Hours with the Deans and other thought leaders from veterinary schools and industry around the world. Rotating office hours will be held online to answer and ask questions of the veterinary community for a real time feedback loop to catalyze change in our industrySign up today to get started
Co-Founder and Medical Director of 2nd Chance Rescue 501(c)(3). Previously he served as Director of De Novo Development at National Veterinary Associates and Partner Veterinarian and Chief of Staff at a large hospital in Washington. He has published his research in numerous peer reviewed journals and is licensed to practice in both the USA and the European Union. His wife is also a practicing veterinarian and both graduated from the Glasgow University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.
Dr. Kipperman is a 1987 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and obtained his board certification in small animal internal medicine in 1994. He founded a 24-hour referral and emergency practice in Dublin, CA. Dr. Kipperman has published numerous articles on the topics of animal advocacy and veterinary ethics. He is a guest lecturer in the ethics course at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and has presented symposia on standards of care and veterinary ethics at national veterinary meetings.
Founder of 1 Life Connected, Dr. Kimberly Pope-Robinson has served in the veterinary field for over 20 years. After graduating from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000, she practiced in both large and small animal sectors. In 2007 Dr. Pope transitioned from running a single veterinary hospital to a leadership role where she supported and managed multiple hospital locations. Dr. Pope later joined the veterinary pharmaceutical industry where she worked with veterinary specialists as well as veterinary schools.
Dr. Sonnya Dennis graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Since 1996 she has been the owner and full-time veterinarian at Stratham-Newfields Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Dennis is Board-Certified in Canine and Feline Practice with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners and is Chair of the AAHA Veterinary Informatics Committee & Diagnostic Terms Editorial Board. She is on the AAFP Hyperthyroid Guidelines Panel, President of the Association for Veterinary Informatics, and a Member of the New Hampshire State Board of Veterinary Medicine.
Founder of Jurney Veterinary Neurology, Dr. Jurney is graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. After vet school she completed an internship at the VCA Specialty Center of Seattle and her neurology residency at the University of Pennsylvania. She was awarded her neurology diplomate in 2009 and her Advanced Neurosurgery Certificate in 2011. She currently serves on the board of Not One More Vet (NOMV), an online veterinary support group.
Nicole McArthur, DVM is a second-generation veterinarian who graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She is the Founder of Not One More Vet, an online veterinary support group with nearly 15,000 veterinarian members. She currently works at a 10-doctor practice in Northern California.
Dr. Jason Sweitzer has worked in veterinary medicine for 18 years from assistant, to RVT, to DVM. He graduated from UC Davis with his DVM in 2009 with focuses on small and exotic animals, behavior, and business management. He is the Intern Director at Conejo Valley Vet Hospital a 22-vet 24/7 GP and ER hospital in Thousand Oaks, CA. He is also a board member and CFO of Not One More Vet, Inc, and founder of Not One More Vet Student providing mental health support and suicide prevention for over 15,000 people.
Communicate in ways that conferences simply don’t allow. For real time sustainable change.
Meet your colleagues from every corner of our great profession. Network and learn from each other. Meet associates, practice owners, Deans, specialists, industry and thought leaders.
Free yourselves. Now that we’ve graduated we’ve paid enough. Time to evolve. Let’s educate each other on our time, in our environment for free.