Veterinarians are experts in caring for animals, but they don't always get training on how to run a successful business. The following resource list, compiled with the help of the 2011 Class of AVMA Future Leaders, can point you to resources to help you establish and maintain an economically healthy veterinary practice.
Partners for Healthy Pets
Management training, small business advice (U.S. Small Business Association)
Substance Abuse: A Culture of Denial
United States Department of Labor : Developing Drug-Free Workplace policies
AVMA's NOAH Online Discussion Group: Veterinary Practice Management & Economics
AAHA debt management & loan resources
First, Hire the Right Person: A conversation with Dave Ransey
Iowa Veterinary Medical Association: Access to Ownership - Options for ownership: partnership, purchase existing or start new
Small Business Association - Advice and tips on how to start a business
More Women Becoming Business Owners - A trend reflecting the population demographics of the veterinary profession.
How Can I Afford a Veterinary Practice Today? - Considerations for how to proceed.
Becoming a Co-owner: It's More than Just Sharing Toothpaste
Building Your Company's Team - How to hire an accountant, lawyer, banker, etc.