Becoming the Wellbeing Director for the AAVMC
In an interview with dvm360®, Makenzie Peterson, MSc, reflected on her road to becoming the first director of wellbeing for the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
During her interview with dvm360®, Makenzie Peterson, MSc, got candid about her journey to becoming the first director of wellbeing for the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges and detailed the significance of this milestone.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript:
Makenzie Peterson, MSc: Veterinary medicine is actually the first educational association within all the health professions to have a position like this entirely dedicated to well-being, so I really value [AAVMC's] forethought and vision in really seeing the value of roles like this and also roles dedicated to diversity equity and inclusion. It is not as common as people think.