Veterinary Team Wellbeing Resources

Wellbeing Resources for Your Entire Veterinary Team

AVMA’s 100 Healthy Tips to Support a Culture of Wellbeing

Published June 21, 2018, AVMA@work writes: Veterinary health and wellbeing are top of mind for veterinarians across the profession, including at the AVMA. As you and your veterinary team members prioritize self-care and support for your colleagues, we’re here to help.

Our new guide 100 Healthy Tips to Support a Culture of Wellbeing offers strategies and practical steps you can take at work and at home to support healthful living and create a positive work environment.

 AAHA Guide to Veterinary Practice Team Wellbeing

Download the AAHA Guide (PDF format) and forward to your team members, friends and colleagues within the veterinary community.
Thank you, Dr. Heather Loenser, for being a passionate driver of the thoughtful, informative guide.

AAHA’s Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative

AAHA has always defined excellence in veterinary care. Now we want to extend that to include excellence in workplace culture and team member wellbeing.

Stressors & Relievers Worksheet 

What stressors do you face that preoccupy your thoughts? Now consider the activities that put your mind at rest. This worksheet helps you to write out and identify your stressors and relievers.

Life Stress Test 

As caregivers, we are often stressed and don’t know why. Without realizing the effects that life circumstances have on us, we tend to sweep our feelings of frustration, sadness, and turmoil under the rug.

Merck Animal Health Veterinary Wellbeing Study

Released in February 2018, this study asked 3 questions:
  • Is there a mental health crisis in the profession?
  • If so, what is contributing to it?
  • What can be done about it?