Why you need to advocate for yourself and others
During an interview at the San Diego Fetch dvm360® conference, Bridget Rollins, EMBA, broke down the importance of self and team advocacy within the veterinary sector.
At the Fetch dvm360® conference in San Diego, California, Bridget Rollins, EMBA, vice president of operations at Thrive Pet Healthcare, expressed the crucial need to advocate for yourself and your colleagues, plus she emphasized checking in with those at the clinic who appear to be struggling mentally.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript:
Bridget Rollins, EMBA: When we talk about being an advocate for others, in [veterinary medicine] it's interesting that we are so tuned in to nonverbal [signals] in animals, like a cat moving its ears a certain way [or] twitching its tail you know [like] it's about to bite you. But when it comes to people, I feel like sometimes we are a little bit quick to ignore the nonverbal [signals] or not think twice about [them].