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#222 Kelly Cooper, DVM - Creating a Clinic That Reflects Your Values
Episode 22228th January 2024 • The Veterinarian Success Podcast • Isaiah Douglass
00:00:00 01:09:47

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In this episode, I'm joined by Dr. Kelly Cooper. Dr. Cooper is working to empower veterinary leaders to achieve success through purpose, planning, and process. She's been a practice owner, worked in various leadership roles in corporate medicine, and worked as an associate via relief work. Her industry overview is unique, and we unpack each of those areas.

  • Her update from VMX and VetPartners
  • Her veterinary story from early practice ownership to feeling burned out and the various transitions.
  • Why do so many veterinarians lack community and support?
  • We discuss if too many veterinary students are being selected to be great students vs. great veterinarians.
  • How private practice and corporate both have given her so much.
  • The three traits she looks for in team members - self-awareness, coachability, and alignment w/mission and vision.
  • Her journey to better understand the business of veterinary medicine and how she is passionate about that today.
  • Why she wants to encourage ownership within veterinary medicine.
  • And so MUCH MORE!

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