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26 Sep Class of 2019 Power of 10 Leadership Academy participants receive recognition at convention

For eight years, CVMA has supported a very exciting initiative, the Power of 10 | Doctors Leadership Academy and for two years the Power of 10 | Practice Managers Leadership Academy, which have helped aspiring veterinary doctors and practice managers enrich their competency in leadership, communications, and business. CVMA Convention 2019 marked the culmination of the Power of 10 journey for both the 2019 doctor and practice manager groups. Congratulations, distinguished Power of 10 participants! Power of 10 | Doctors Class of 2019: Justine Barone, DVM, MBA Karen Chandler, DVM, MPH ...

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26 Sep New board of directors takes the helm during CVMA Convention 2019

AVMA representative Dr. Melanie Marsden installed the 2020 CVMA Board of Directors during the Member Appreciation Luncheon at CVMA Convention 2019. The 2020 board of directors includes: Dr. Stacee Santi, President Dr. Jackie Christakos, President-elect Dr. Ashley Ackley, Secretary/Treasurer Dr. Steven Dick, Secretary/Treasurer-elect Dr. Will French, Immediate Past President Dr. Rebecca Ruch-Gallie, AVMA Delegate Dr. Curtis Crawford, AVMA Alternate Delegate   See photos and contact information for the CVMA Board of Directors. The CVMA membership also welcomed Dr. Steven Dick as a new director to the Board of Directors. Dr. Dick presently serves as...

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20 Sep CVMA community celebrates 2019 award winners

The veterinary community in Colorado would not be what it is without the commitment and service of veterinary professionals who go above and beyond to advance the profession and give back to the veterinary community. CVMA leadership and convention attendees were pleased to recognize the accomplishments and service of three notable veterinarians during CVMA Convention 2019 in Keystone, Colorado. Jon Geller, DVM 2019 Veterinarian of the Year  While it’s often easier to see clients within the comfort of an exam room, Dr. Jon Geller takes his veterinary practice to the streets. Dr. Geller...

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20 Sep How to be an excellent referring veterinarian to Solutions-Veterinary Hospital

This is a guest post from the Dumb Friends League Solutions-Veterinary Hospital. It is estimated that within the Denver metropolitan area more than 240,000 animals are cared for by people living in extremely low-income households. Considering this figure, a monthly caseload of 1,000 patients would meet 5% of the need in our community. To maximize our impact and help as many people and pets as possible, we ask for your partnership in selecting appropriate cases for referral. Working together we can help more of our community members avoid economic euthanasia and...

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15 Aug CVMA Nominating Committee selects candidate for Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

The CVMA Nominating Committee has nominated Steven Dick, DVM, for the role of Secretary/Treasurer-Elect  on the CVMA Board of Directors for 2019-2020. In accordance with CVMA bylaws, the CVMA membership may put forth a candidate by petition with the signatures of 2.5% of the voting membership within 15 days of this notice. If no candidate is advanced by the petition process, Dr. Dick will be declared Secretary/Treasurer-Elect and there will be no vote by the membership for this position for the 2019 election. To put forth another candidate for consideration, please email CVMA...

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10 Jun CVMA Nominating Committee selects candidate for president-elect

The CVMA Nominating Committee has nominated Jackie Christakos, DVM, for the office of president-elect for 2019-2020. In accordance with CVMA bylaws, the CVMA membership may put forth a candidate by petition with the signatures of 2.5% of the voting membership (37 members) within 30 days of this notice. If no candidate is advanced by the petition process, Christakos will be declared president-elect and there will be no vote by the membership for this position for the 2019 election. To put forth another candidate for consideration, please email CVMA (info@colovma.org) with 37 voting...

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12 Mar Exploring Telehealth in Veterinary Medicine

  Anywhere you look, the buzz is all about virtual care as the "next big thing" in veterinary medicine. CVMA teamed up with CSU in 2018 to survey active pet owners regarding their attitudes toward virtual care. Download the telehealth survey results here: Veterinary Telehealth Survey Results 2018...

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