In an interview with dvm360®, Mariana A. Pardo, BVSc, MV, DACVECC, detailed the advantages of promoting a more diverse and inclusive workplace for colleagues, clients, and patients alike.
During a dvm360® interview, Mariana A. Pardo, BVSc, MV, DACEVECC, discussed multiple benefits that come from fostering a more diverse and inclusive workplace in veterinary medicine, such as stronger client relations and improved patient care.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript:
Mariana A. Pardo, BVSc, MV, DACEVECC: I think that diversity and inclusion is currently a very hot topic. I don't want people to think that this is just a popularity thing and that it is something we are going to try to do because it's a popular thing. I think more than anything, [diversity and inclusion] really does improve—from the veterinary perspective—patient care because you [can] connect with that client better.