Dermatology was this veterinarian's calling


While being interviewed at the Fetch dvm360® conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, Julia Miller, DVM, revealed why she was inherently drawn to veterinary dermatology.

What inspired Julia Miller, DVM, assistant clinical professor, section of dermatology at Cornell Universtiy College of Veterinary Medicine, to pursue dermatology? According to her, "it is truly in my genetics."

In this dvm360® interview, Miller explained she tried her best to stray from following in her dermatologist father's footsteps. However, she couldn't deny her calling and passion for this realm of care.

View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.

Julia Miller, DVM: I really did try hard not to be a dermatologist, I went to be a horse doctor surgeon. I wanted to do all the other things not to follow my dad's footsteps. Then as I kind of started loving small animal [medicine], I found myself loving dermatology and I was just like, I [have to] give in. This is it, you're just meant to do what your dad does.

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