30 episodes

Hosted by Shawn McVey, MA, MSW and Rachel Teichberg, CVPM, CVBL, The VetMed Mind is a podcast project that collects, shares, and celebrates the inspiring stories from the veterinary medicine community. We hear from vet med students, veterinarians, managers, veterinary technicians, customer support and industry professionals about their individual experiences in the field. Stories include everything from the joy of the journey to the challenges of being in a fast-paced field. What does success look like in veterinary medicine? We are determined to find out, what's behind The VetMed Mind.

The VetMed Mind Veterinary Growth Partners

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Hosted by Shawn McVey, MA, MSW and Rachel Teichberg, CVPM, CVBL, The VetMed Mind is a podcast project that collects, shares, and celebrates the inspiring stories from the veterinary medicine community. We hear from vet med students, veterinarians, managers, veterinary technicians, customer support and industry professionals about their individual experiences in the field. Stories include everything from the joy of the journey to the challenges of being in a fast-paced field. What does success look like in veterinary medicine? We are determined to find out, what's behind The VetMed Mind.

    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Kate Duncan

    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Kate Duncan

    In this episode of The VetMed Mind Kate Duncan discusses her journey in vetmed. Alongside Shawn McVey and Rachel Teichberg, the three touch on a variety of topics including the challenges, building up a practice, and personal / professional values.
    With a lifelong passion for animals, from pets to wildlife, and a diverse journey through various career paths, Kate Duncan immersed in culinary arts, radio broadcasting, and eventually veterinary medicine. Born in the desert and raised on a hobby farm, her love for domestic and wild animals grew alongside her experiences. With Kate's rescue pups and a penchant for hobby jumping, from music to crafting, she advocates for kindness, compassion, and equality while nurturing a deep love for nature and music. Tune in to hear her journey through veterinary medicine that led her to eventually becoming the Practice Manager at March Animal Hospital.
    To learn more about Kate Duncan's passions in life and work:
    Check out March Animal Hospital: https://www.marchanimalhospital.com/
    Follow her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-duncan-31a06215/
    The VetMed Mind is a podcast project about sharing inspirational stories, lessons, and successes from the fantastic people of the veterinary industry.

    • 38 min
    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: David Liss, MBA, CVPM, RVT

    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: David Liss, MBA, CVPM, RVT

    In this episode of the VetMed Mind, David Liss and Rachel Teichberg discuss how to develop growing future leaders and holding them accountable. Drawing from his professional background, David also shares insights on navigating the path forward.
    David Liss is a veterinary business leader with an MBA, CVPM, and RVT certifications. With a diverse background spanning the veterinary industry, David has spent the past decade serving as a veterinary education program director, hospital manager, and multi-site operations manager. He possesses skills in marketing, California-specific human resource management, revenue management, financial analysis, inventory optimization, and fostering team dynamics and workflow efficiency. David thrives on leading teams to success by identifying and addressing challenges, inefficiencies, and areas for enhancement, empowering teams to achieve significant victories.
    To learn more about David Liss's passions in life and work:
    Check out VEG: https://veterinaryemergencygroup.com/
    Follow him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-liss-6915743b
    The VetMed Mind is a podcast project about sharing inspirational stories, lessons, and successes from the fantastic people of the veterinary industry.

    • 42 min
    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Caydence Cline, FFCP

    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Caydence Cline, FFCP

    In this episode of the VetMed Mind, Caydence Cline and Rachel Teichberg discuss the joys, challenges, and meaningful moments that come with sharing the veterinary journey within a familial context.
    Caydence Cline, FFCP, embarked on her journey with the Arizona Animal Wellness Center in 2021. Even before stepping foot into AAWC, she harbored a passion for animals, inspired by her mother’s dedication to the center since 2014. Growing up amidst the bustling environment of the hospital, Caydence witnessed its evolution and success firsthand. She aims to jumpstart her college endeavors and explore various programs. Post-graduation, she has secured admission to NAU. Her story is not just inspiring in vetmed but also in the realm of perseverance, self improvement, and empowering others to pursue their dreams regardless of obstacles.
    To learn more about Caydence Cline’s passions in life and work:
    Check out Arizona Animal Wellness Center: https://www.arizonaanimalwellnesscenter.com
    The VetMed Mind is a podcast project about sharing inspirational stories, lessons, and successes from the fantastic people of the veterinary industry. 

    • 27 min
    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Jill Clark, DVM

    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Jill Clark, DVM

    In this episode of the VetMed Mind, Dr. Jill Clark and Shawn McVey discuss their adventures together and Jill's unbridled force of positive nature in veterinary medicine.
    Dr. Jill Clark is a veterinarian with broad experience in veterinary hospital operations and employee development that ranges from individual client interactions to driving broad corporate initiatives, innovative learning design, change management, multi-site management and strategic planning. Passion for professional education and team development through the creation of innovative, award winning learning ecosystems. An out of the box thinker who embraces and drives change and innovation. Her story is inspirational for women in veterinary medicine and who are looking to change the world.
    To learn more about Dr. Clark's passions in life and work:
    Check out Ignite: https://ignitevet.com/
    Follow her on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jillclarkdvm/
    Watch her movies: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0164082/
    The VetMed Mind is a podcast project about sharing inspirational stories, lessons, and successes from the fantastic people of the veterinary industry.

    • 42 min
    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Adam Christman, DVM, MBA

    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Adam Christman, DVM, MBA

    In this episode of the VetMed Mind, two larger than life veterinary speakers and friends talk about life in the profession.
    Dr. Adam Christman is the chief veterinary officer for dvm360® — an MJH Life Sciences® company — who oversees content strategy and development and is the brand voice and personality for dvm360®’s multimedia channels. As a charismatic leader, he brings wit, humor, and authenticity to animal health care as the host of a new web-based talk show, dvm360 Live!™, The Vet Blast Podcast, continuing education webinars, and live media broadcasts. Christman also has been in private practice and shelter medicine for 18 years and is currently a member and treasurer of the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association. He received his DVM degree from Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Ames, Iowa, and his MBA from Aspen University in Denver, Colorado. 
    As an avid social media influencer for animal health care, he has over 800,000 followers on TikTok and 53,000 followers on Instagram. He loves to engage with fellow pet parents and veterinary professionals across social media. Christman is an advocate of Pride VMC and Pawsibilities. He is also the proud dog dad to 4 dachshunds and believes no one should be deprived of the incredible human-animal bond. 
    To learn more about Dr. Christman's passions in life and work:
    Check out his website and visit his socials on his main page: https://dradamchristman.com/
    Listen to his Podcast: The Vet Blast Podcast -https://www.dvm360.com/podcasts
    Buy his book or recommend it to your clients: Honey, Have You Squeezed the Dachshund?: A Guide for Dachshund Owners Who Are Terrified of IVDD
    Visit Pride VMC and Pawsibilites
    The VetMed Mind is a podcast project about sharing inspirational stories, lessons, and successes from the fantastic people of the veterinary industry.
    Content Note: Topic of bullying is mentioned within the podcast

    • 25 min
    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Jasen Trautwein, DVM

    Success Stories & Lessons Learned: Jasen Trautwein, DVM

    Ke aloha mai and we are back for 2024!
    In this episode of the VetMed Mind, we take a trip down memory lane with Shawn McVey and Dr. Jasen Trautwein.
    Dr. Jasen Trautwein is one of the visionaries behind Veterinary Growth Partners. He has dedicated much of his career to building and creating veterinary industry business models that support practitioner growth in positive and fulfilling ways. Since graduating from Texas A&M University, Jason has owned multiple successful veterinary practices in addition to founding Pathway Vet Alliance and Thrive Affordable Vet Care. He currently serves as a consulting veterinarian and board member of the Capital of Texas Zoo. 
    To learn more about Jasen's passions in life and work:
    The band he plays in - Makua Rothman & The Sound Chekkas
    Follow Dr. Trautwein on LinkedIn
    The VetMed Mind is a podcast project about sharing inspirational stories, lessons, and successes from the fantastic people of the veterinary industry.

    • 39 min

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