December 3 - 5, 2018
CE Hours: 18 | 46 Seats Available
Instructors: Drs. Pat LeBlanc, Dan Aja, Sue Ettinger, Dermot Jevens, and Jessica Trichell

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After your years of education, putting in your time, working long hours, are you starting to feel some possible buyer’s remorse? Then How to Succeed as a Veterinarian was designed specifically for you. The aim of this three-day learning experience is for you to gain tools and techniques that will help you rediscover your “Why” and help empower you to find true success as a veterinarian.  

How to Succeed as a Veterinarian is an interactive learning experience for you to rediscover your passion for veterinary medicine and go home with new mindsets, skills and techniques for personal and professional growth. The program involves morning lectures that focus on participant experiences and interaction ranging from case studies to fireside chats from those who have found professional happiness in this career. Experts will focus on practical, real world topics and walk you through their experience in rising to the top of their field as leaders and doctors. Then, participants will break into small groups for hands-on problem solving activities that will provide the tools needed to become a more successful doctor and associate in your business.


  • Date(s): December 3 - 5, 2018
  • Venue: Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Management/Career Advancement
  • Enrollment Capacity: 40 Max
  • CE Hours: 18

Who Should Attend

All veterinarians and practice managers looking to take their business to the next level.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop Personal Why (Ignite Your Passion)
  2. Defining Success Based on your Personal Why
  3. Identify Professional Goals
  4. Understand the Customer Experience
  5. Develop Your Personal Brand
  6. Identify Elements To Grow Personally and Professionally
  7. Grow Awareness of Business Financial Best Practices and the Role of the Team Plays in Achieving Success
  8. Identify Elements of Client Communication and How to Break Bad News
  9. Illustrate What Accounts for Good Business & Good Medicine

Course Cost


Our financing options allow you to focus on your goals instead of the barriers that keep you from reaching them.


Reserve your seat today. Space is limited and expected to sell out!

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Instructor ...

Pat LeBlanc, DVM, MS, DACVAA
Chairman, EBW Electronics


Instructor ...

Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Owner Dr. Sue Cancer Vet PLLC and Veterinary Cancer Center


Instructor ...

Dan Aja, DVM
Chief Medical Officer, Banfield Pet Hospital


Instructor ...

Dermot Jevens, BVMS, MRCVS, DACVS
Surgeon, Upstate Veterinary Specialists


Instructor ...

Jessica Trichell, DVM
Live Oak Bank


Develop a roadmap for success

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Intrapreneurial thinking, Business Management, Business Growth ...

  • Focus on how to build your career both from a business and as a veterinarian
  • Creating and making your own brand
  • Determining where you want to be in 3-5 years and the tools you need to get there
  • Learn from the experiences of industry experts
  • How to optimize your single person practice to managing a multi-doctor or multi hospital business
  • How to build a reputation to your clients and colleagues to market both the business and your own personal brand


Student Debt & Finding Your Passion ...

  • Learn about the opportunities and challenges to manage a veterinarian career
  • Determine the best method for you about next steps in your career
  • Participants will have a tailored experience with small group experiences
  • Instructors will help you find your passion and why through discussion of their process and career choices


How to be a Veterinarian, Business person and Leader...

  • Your career is more than being a good doctor, you will learn how to build leadership skills and business models to excel
  • Participants will have interactive sessions to show how your passion and plan for your career can help drive your leadership role


Green Valley Ranch Resort ...

Green Valley Ranch
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052

For reservations, please call 702.617.7777 or 866.782.9487 and reference code GCIBUS2.

Resort fee includes:
  • Basic daily in-room internet
  • Daily newspaper
  • Scheduled shuttle to/from McCarran International Airport
  • Admission to the exercise facility at the resort  
  • Check in 3:00p
  • Checkout: 12:00p
  • Hotel Cancellation 72 hours prior to arrival
Rate: $110 a night + $20 resort fee per night +14% tax

* Room rate cutoff is Friday, November 2, 2018.

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Day 1

7:30a     Breakfast

8:15a     Customer Experience, defining success and How did I find my Why!

9:45a     Mixer break

10:30a   Fireside chat: My career journey

12:00p   Lunch

1:00p     Breakout session - How to build your brand

3:00p     Break

3:15p     Breakout session – Skills needed for finding success and passion

5:00p     Panel Discussion


Day 2

7:30a     Breakfast

8:15a     Team Experience, building a business model and finding business success

9:45a     Mixer break

10:30a   The art of breaking bad news

12:00p   Lunch

1:00p     Breakout session – Client Communication skills

3:00p     Break

3:15p     Breakout session – Building a business model

5:00p     Panel Discussion


Day 3

7:30a      Breakfast

8:00a     Finding my Why and How to build your business

9:30a     Break

9:45a      How to be a leader, a veterinarian and a business person

11:00a    Break

11:15a    Panel Discussion and closing remarks

12:00p  Event ends

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