Women leading veterinary practices: Tightrope bias

November 9, 2016
Karen Bradley, DVM

Dr. Karen Bradley is co-owner of Onion River Animal Hospital in Middlesex, Vermont. She has given many years of volunteer service to the Vermont VMA and AVMA and was one of the founding members of the Women's Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLDI), serving as its president from 2013-2015. Dr. Bradley lives in Montpellier, Vermont, with her husband, daughters and pets.

Being respected vs. being liked in the clinic

"It can be much harder for women to be liked when they are assertive," says CVC educator Karen Bradley, DVM. In this video she describes one gender bias that women in veterinary leadership roles must regularly face.