↑ With characteristic humor, Dr. Dean Scott proclaims that animal rights should apply to veterinarians. After all, we're animals too! Don't we deserve to be treated humanely? Reflecting back on his 20 years of clinical experience as a small animal veterinarian, Dr. Scott holds nothing back as he discusses the changes he wants to see in the field of veterinary medicine, starting with students' experiences in veterinary school. A classmate of Dr. Sophia Yin, a well-known, beloved and … [Read more...] about Ep 15: Dr. Dean Scott Thinks Animal Rights Should Apply to Veterinarians
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↑ Please Note: There is an important update in the introduction to Dr. Hunt's interview. And apologies for the poor sound quality of Dr. Hunt's interview. This was the last interview I recorded before figuring out how to record separate voice tracks. Dr. Timothy Hunt graduated with his DVM degree from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. He began his career as an Associate Veterinarian at a multi- doctor, mixed animal practice in … [Read more...] about Ep 14: Dr. Timothy Hunt – Courageous, Compassionate, Innovative, and the Boss I Wish Every Vet Could Have
APRIL KUNG, DVM ♦ March 16, 2018: Happy World Sleep Day! I recently came across an article in the human medical journal, JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) about the importance of a good night's sleep for metabolic health. It helped me understand the underlying biological mechanisms for how poor sleep habits can lead to weight gain and even diabetes. If you've read Book 1 of the On Being a Veterinarian Series, you know there's a lot of good evidence showing that physical … [Read more...] about The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep for Your Metabolic Health – and a Bedtime Story From Me To You
APRIL KUNG, DVM ♦ March 8, 2018 What do you think the best thing about being a veterinarian is? Helping animals? Helping people better care for the animals they love? Being a scientist? Understanding medicine? The incredible diversity of things you can do with a DVM degree - from clinical practice to research and teaching, from public health and government work to running your own business, from the myriad opportunities in the private sector to non-profit work? Despite the long, hard … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Thing About Being a Veterinarian?
↑ Dr. Zenithson ("Zenny") Ng is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Community Practice at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Rutgers University and veterinary degree from Cornell University. He completed a Small Animal rotating internship at the Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital of the ASPCA in New York City before entering a combined ABVP (canine/feline) Residency and Master's Degree Program in … [Read more...] about Ep 13: Dr. Zenithson Ng – Doing What He Swore He’d Never Do And Loving Every Minute Of It