Big update about the job I applied and got rejected for at the CDC, and the even more interesting position I’ll be moving on to instead.
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Veterinary Freelance Writing: How to Make Extra Money with the Skills You Already Have
Categories: Funding, Inspiration, Jobs
Learn how Dr. Anna O’Brien makes extra money while writing freelance articles on a variety of veterinary and animal topics.
Top 5 Uncommon Veterinary Stories You Don’t Want to Miss
Categories: Externships, Fish Medicine, Funding, Mentors, Opportunities, Wildlife
These are five of the most popular stories I shared on Facebook and Twitter over the last couple of weeks.
Are You Willing to Accept Failure?
Categories: Inspiration, Mentors, My Book
What have you failed at recently? I hope you can answer that question with at least two or three good examples. I share about several recent disappointments in this essay.
UVP 006: One Health & Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Cheryl Scott
Categories: Mentors, Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast, Wildlife, Wildlife
I interview wildlife veterinarian Dr. Cheryl Scott in this episode. Dr. Scott practiced as a nurse for 10 years before becoming a veterinarian and has continued to pursue her “one health” goals ever since!
A Wedding + Networking 101 = Good Trip Home
Categories: Externships, Mentors, Networking, Wildlife, Wildlife
I’m doing a lot of thinking these days about what my own next step will be professionally. A recent trip back to the States gave me the opportunity to meet with several mentors and explore my options!
UVP 005: Zoo & Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Carlos Sanchez
Categories: Mentors, Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast, Wildlife, Wildlife, Zoo, Zoo
I interview Dr. Carlos Sanchez, a senior associate veterinarian at the Fort Worth Zoo. We discuss career paths for zoo & wildlife veterinarians and also explore zoological training programs for foreign veterinary graduates.
Broadening Our Veterinary Vision: An Essay to Inspire
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Inspiration, Research Experiences
Veterinarians with open eyes and ready hands are needed to help address some of the biggest questions facing our planet today. Read this article I wrote for Veterinary Compendium.
Army Veterinarian: Military Working Dog Dies in Afghanistan
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Funding, My Book, Reading
I recently published an article in the New York Times about a bomb-sniffing dog under my care who was killed during combat operations in Afghanistan.
Public Health Veterinarian: How to Pass the ACVPM Specialty Board Exam
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Federal Jobs, Funding, Inspiration, Jobs
I passed the ACVPM specialty board exam! Read on for everything you need to know about studying for and passing it yourself.