New Webinar Recording: How to Buy a Veterinary Hospital

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4 Daily Rituals to Maximize Your Energy

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A career in veterinary medicine can be very rewarding, but it’s no secret it can also take a toll on your mental health.

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Getting to Know Your Student Rep: April Gardner, the Dual Degree Veterinary Student with a Passion for the Human-Animal Bond

Posted on 5/23/2019 by AVMA LIFE in student rep

Welcome to post three of our blog series, Getting to Know Your Student Rep! In case you missed it, this series highlights the awesome work our student representatives are doing on behalf of AVMA LIFE and gives you a glimpse into their lives.

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The Ultimate Graduation Checklist for Veterinarians

Posted on 4/29/2019 by AVMA LIFE in Students graduation

Graduation is just around the corner. And chances are, you're feeling stressed. It makes sense. Earning your DVM is a huge milestone. And with it comes great changes—like a new job, a new community, new coworkers, and new responsibilities.

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Getting to Know Your Student Rep: Ricky Walther, the Aspiring DVM with a Heart for Serving Others

Posted on 3/19/2019 by AVMA LIFE in student representatives

Welcome to post two of our new blog series, Getting to Know Your Student Rep! In case you missed it, this series highlights the awesome work our student representatives are doing on behalf of AVMA LIFE and gives you a glimpse into their lives.

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How to Prevent Gum Disease and Maintain a Healthy Smile

Posted on 2/12/2019 by AVMA LIFE in Dental

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of Americans aged 30 or older have periodontitis, or gum disease.

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Getting to Know Your Student Rep: Rachael Ostrem, the Farm Girl with Big Dreams

Posted on 2/12/2019 by AVMA LIFE in student representatives

This month, we're introducing a new blog series entitled Getting to Know Your Student Rep. In each post, we'll highlight the awesome work our student representatives are doing on behalf of AVMA LIFE and give you a glimpse into their lives.

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Preventive Dental Care in the New Year

Posted on 1/11/2019 by AVMA LIFE in Dental Wellness

The new year is a great time to schedule dental checkups and cleanings.

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5 Reasons You Don't Have Disability Insurance (And Why You Should Reconsider)

Posted on 11/1/2018 by AVMA LIFE

Though 65% of people agree most individuals need disability insurance to protect their income, only 48% believe they need it personally. And an even smaller percentage—20% to be exact—actually have it.1

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3 Mighty Powers of Insurance

Posted on 8/20/2018 by AVMA LIFE in Insurance financial health

Thanks for checking out the final post of AVMA LIFE Trust's financial health series! If you missed our previous post, which examines transformative debt reduction strategies, you can catch up here.

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New Federal Rule May Expand Health Insurance Options for Veterinarians

Posted on 6/20/2018 by AVMA LIFE

The U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule yesterday allowing for the resumption of some association health plans, following up on an executive order signed last fall by President Donald Trump. The AVMA and AVMA LIFE Trust are evaluating the details of this complex rule, and we’re cautiously optimistic that it will allow AVMA LIFE to resume offering health insurance to some AVMA members.

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Latest Webinar


Recorded: November 13, 2018
Speaker: Terence M. O’Neil, CPA, CVA

How to Buy a Veterinary Hospital

This webinar will cover the basic information needed to evaluate a possible veterinary hospital acquisition, including discussion on the following topics:

  • Information that needs to be reviewed
  • How to review and normalize financial information
  • How to value a veterinary hospital
  • How to obtain financing for a veterinary hospital acquisition
  • Whether the acquisition includes real estate and other related items to consider
  • Other factors to be considered.

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Past Webinars

Healthcare Provider Mental Health: Preventing Suicide and Building Resilience

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The Millennial Relationship to Service Brands

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Part I: Mental Health & Wellness

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Part II: Reversing Poor Wellbeing

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Managing Well-being and Rapid Change

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