Brian Conrad, CVPM
Brian Conrad, CVPM, has been the practice manager for Meadow Hills Veterinary Center in Kennewick, Wash., since 1999. During his tenure at Meadow Hills, the clinic has been named Veterinary Economics Hospital of the Year in 2001 and the 2004 Mid-Columbia Small Business of the Year. Conrad is a frequent lecturer for the CVC conventions and a contributor to Veterinary Economics and Firstline magazines. He was recently appointed to the board of directors for the Veterinary Hospital Management Association.
VETTED - Apr 18, 2017
The world of veterinary medicine is always evolving. Should we really be staying stuck in time to keep independent practices “safe” from corporate medicine?
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 07, 2017
Be yourself. Make pet owners forget those highly visible, "bad apple" vets and the shade they bring to the profession.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 15, 2017
Your veterinary practice being bought by a corporation could be a great thing.
VETTED - Dec 06, 2016
The golden rule of new commitments and other sage work-life balance wisdom from Brian Conrad, a flawed but frank veterinary professional.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 25, 2016
The clinic must continue to operate if the owner is sick or worse.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 20, 2016
You've picked out a great digital dental radiography unit. You can live with the price. But are you sure everyone's excitement will translate to plenty of use and a decent ROI?
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 19, 2016
Keeping the connection is a worldwide challenge.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 10, 2016
Yes, but CVC educator Brian Conrad wants you veterinary practice owners and managers to watch your language.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 03, 2016
Dead giveaways that Brian is down in the dumps (plus bonus tales of real life practice nightmares).
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Sep 28, 2016
This CVC educator has a lesson for all you other hard-working practice managers: Use tech, don't get abused by tech.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 18, 2016
Is your veterinary team tired of having the flea, tick, heartworm, parasite talks with pet owners? Look for the stark piece of data or the emotional hook to get them engaged again.
FIRSTLINE - Aug 15, 2016
DVMs (and one CVPM, for good measure) share the characteristics they love most in their veterinary technicians
VETTED - Aug 10, 2016
And in a world of veterinarians who aren't as interested in business and need someone there to help manage, guide and analyze, well, there's the CVPMs.
VETTED - Aug 04, 2016
He's a highly skilled practice manager, but that doesn't mean he doesn't make mistakes. In this case, Brian Conrad, CVPM, president of the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association, admits he recently fell down on the job when it comes to team communication.