October 10, 2018
New research explores linking self-care to better veterinarians
The tools and concepts that can help develop resilience within the veterinary profession needn’t wait until veterinarians are working in the field. That’s why the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is helping students develop these skills by placing wellness training directly into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) curriculum.
As part of the AWAR2E group — a group of five researchers with the mission of Advancing Wellness and Resilience via Research and Education — OVC professors Andria Jones-Bitton, OVC 2000, and Colleen Best, OVC 2009, as well as PhD Candidate Jennifer Perret, OVC 2009, are conducting research to understand factors affecting the mental well-being...