Qualities of a Successful Veterinary Leader

March 10, 2018

Dawn Burdette, executive director of sales, leadership and development at Henry Schein Animal Health, talks about the qualities of a successful leader in a veterinary practice.

Dawn Burdette, executive director of sales, leadership and development at Henry Schein Animal Health, talks about the qualities of a successful leader in a veterinary practice.

A leader in the veterinary practice needs to understand that they do have a lot of responsibility, Burdette says. Practice leaders are responsible for creating the culture and vision in their practice, and they are responsible for inspiring those in the practice to follow them.

Being a leader in not innate, Burdette says, it's a skill you actually have to work at and hone.