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Member Benefits
Connecting with other Practice Managers provides a Valuable Network of Peers
WVPMA Membership

WVPMA Networking

Connecting with other practice managers throughout the state provides a valuable network of individuals who learn from one another and provide support and advice based on varying levels of education and experience.

Through an email network, members can quickly extend a question or description of a situation for which they need advice and other members are able to respond via email.

Meetings and Lectures

There are five meetings each year which are held every other month. Topics are specific to veterinary practice management.

Previous topics include but are not limited to:

  • Conflict Management - Communications
  • Team Building - Employee Benefits
  • Inventory Control - Interviewing & Hiring
  • Time Management - Financial Analysis
  • Enhanced Client Service - Marketing
  • Client Education - Staff Training

Previous guest lecturers include:

  • Charlotte Lacroix DVM, Esq.
  • Carin Smith, DVM
  • Phil Seibert Jr., CVT
  • Paul Newman DVM
  • Fritz Wood CPA CFP
  • Dana Maudlin BA & Michael Maudlin MA
  • Ernest Wrd DVM
  • Karyn Gavzer, MBA CVPM
  • Shawn McVey

Library and Resources

All members have free access to a large resource library.

Examples of library resources include:

  • The Veterinary Receptionist Handbook
  • Marketing Your Veterinary Practice
  • ABC's of Empowered Teams
  • Who Moved My Cheese?
  • Educating Your Clients from A to Z
  • Animal Care Training (video)
  • The Veterinary Safety and Health Digest
  • and many more

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