December 15, 2000

Professional Issues

By Susan C. Kahler Posted Dec. 1, 2000 Dr. Rod Syndenham Dr. Rod Sydenham considers Alberta, Canada the most beautiful corner of the world. He was born and raised in the Rocky Mountain foothills of southern Alberta. Since 1978, when he graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at Saskatchewan, the new AABP president has had the good fortune of practicing in the province, in the city of Wetaskiwin. Initially he owned a three-veterinarian, mixed practice. Later he sold the practice and branched out into consultative dairy practice involving business management of clinics. He continues to do some hands-on dairy work. Being so attuned to business management, Dr. Sydenham is concerned that inadequate attention to this aspect in v ...