35 episodes

Veterinarians Maria, Ann and Melissa discuss what it means for veterinary women to go BEYOND the stethoscope! Each episode will explore a current veterinary "hot topic" and the doctors will share candid, personal life wins, fails and practice hacks!

DVM Divas Podcast Melissa Detweiler

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Veterinarians Maria, Ann and Melissa discuss what it means for veterinary women to go BEYOND the stethoscope! Each episode will explore a current veterinary "hot topic" and the doctors will share candid, personal life wins, fails and practice hacks!

    Positive Leadership

    Positive Leadership

    Josh Vaisman, Co-Founder of Flourish Veterinary Consulting joins us! Helping create engaged teams and a positive environment and changing our profession for the better. Learn about resiliency, being a positive leader regardless of your positions, psychological safety, and so much more. This conversation was life-changing for us!

    Finishing off the episode Maria shares a cooking hack, Melissa shares 2 crazy fun life wins, and Josh joined us for the fail! 

    **** Prior to recording and editing this episode the cooking hack was found on tiktok and was not tried by the Divas. After the episode was edited the hack was tried and did not work! The only way it wold work is if the wooden spoon was wet but we DO NOT recommend this!****

    As always, here are the links for all of our DVM Diva accounts:

    The Podcast Page on DVMDivas.com

    The DVM Divas Facebook Page

    DVM Divas on Instagram

    DVM Divas on Twitter

    DVM Divas YouTube Channel

    We’re so glad to have you join us as we go beyond the stethoscope! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe and share on all your podcast listening platforms!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Pet Peeves

    Pet Peeves

    We all have pet peeves. In this episode, the DVM Divas go over their biggest pet peeves they have about clients! 

    Also, Melissa shares a finger fail, Ann has a household hack to save you time cleaning, and Maria reveals an appliance win.

    As always, here are the links for all of our DVM Diva accounts:

    The Podcast Page on DVMDivas.com

    The DVM Divas Facebook Page

    DVM Divas on Instagram

    DVM Divas on Twitter

    DVM Divas YouTube Channel

    We’re so glad to have you join us as we go beyond the stethoscope! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe and share on all your podcast listening platforms!

    • 42 min
    Gender Bias

    Gender Bias

    Gender bias is something that our industry has struggled with for some time, but what we have to say may surprise you!

    Also, Melissa shares a vaccination hack, Ann has a technology fail, and Maria reveals a culinary win.

    As always, here are the links for all of our DVM Diva accounts:

    The Podcast Page on DVMDivas.com

    The DVM Divas Facebook Page

    DVM Divas on Instagram

    DVM Divas on Twitter

    DVM Divas YouTube Channel

    We’re so glad to have you join us as we go beyond the stethoscope! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe and share on all your podcast listening platforms!

    • 40 min
    Overcoming Toxic Cultures

    Overcoming Toxic Cultures

    The term has been all over recent headlines—toxic work culture. No profession is immune and with the high stress levels that face the veterinary industry, it’s definitely a reality we for us. Listen as we discuss our own experiences with toxic environments and explore a few methods for overcoming them.
    Also, Melissa shares an employee training fail. Ann has a self-care win, and Maria reveals her hack for hanging pictures with minimal wall-trauma.
    Here’s the link for the Extreme Ownership book mentioned by Ann!
    As always, here are the links for all of our DVM Diva accounts:
    The Podcast Page on DVMDivas.com
    The DVM Divas Facebook Page
    DVM Divas on Instagram
    DVM Divas on Twitter
    DVM Divas YouTube Channel
    We’re go glad to have you join us as we go beyond the stethoscope! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe and share on all your podcast listening platforms!
    Listen at: Apple Podcasts, Google Play and Spotify
    *music credit to: https://www.purple-planet.com/vital-signs

    • 55 min
    Referring to the ER with Jennifer Merlo-Part 2

    Referring to the ER with Jennifer Merlo-Part 2

    Welcome our special guest, Dr. Jennifer Merlo, as she shares words of wisdom about referring cases to the ER. Dr. Merlo has the unique perspective of working as both GP and ER throughout her career and has a few tips for making the transition seamless!
    Melissa, once again, shares a mom fail. Maria has a “romantic” win, and Jennifer reveals a fantastic hack about wrapping those catheters before sending off to the ER.
    Here’s the link to written version of Jennifer’s advice! And you can find her on social at @fearfailurefaith and her blog @thefearlessvet.
    As always, here are the links for all of our DVM Diva accounts:
    The Podcast Page on DVMDivas.com
    The DVM Divas Facebook Page
    DVM Divas on Instagram
    DVM Divas on Twitter
    We’re go glad to have you join us as we go beyond the stethoscope! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe and share on all your podcast listening platforms!
    Listen at: Apple Podcasts, Google Play and Spotify
    *music credit to: https://www.purple-planet.com/vital-signs

    • 36 min
    Referring to the ER with Jennifer Merlo-Part 1

    Referring to the ER with Jennifer Merlo-Part 1

    Welcome our special guest, Dr. Jennifer Merlo, as she shares words of wisdom about referring cases to the ER. Dr. Merlo has the unique perspective of working as both GP and ER throughout her career and has a few tips for making the transition seamless!
    Melissa, once again, shares a mom fail. Maria has a “romantic” win, and Jennifer reveals a fantastic hack about wrapping those catheters before sending off to the ER.
    Here’s the link to written version of Jennifer’s advice!
    And you can find her on social at @fearfailurefaith and her blog @thefearlessvet.
    As always, here are the links for all of our DVM Diva accounts:
    The Podcast Page on DVMDivas.com
    The DVM Divas Facebook Page
    DVM Divas on Instagram
    DVM Divas on Twitter
    We’re go glad to have you join us as we go beyond the stethoscope! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe and share on all your podcast listening platforms!
    Listen at: Apple Podcasts, Google Play and Spotify
    *music credit to: https://www.purple-planet.com/vital-signs

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Danielle K. Lambert ,

Love the stories!

I am here for these relatable stories of women in vet med. Keep it up!

TCrockerdvm ,

These women rock.

I have so enjoyed this podcast. The variety of topics that are discussed with humor and truth is amazing. Check it out.

Applesfault ,

BEST PODCAST FOR DVM’S!

Ok, so I may be a little biased 😉 but I think the DVM Divas are uh-maze-ing. Love this podcast!

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