VHMA Annual Conference 2021

VHMA 2021 Annual Meeting and Conference - Reconnect for Success
September 9-11, Philadelphia, PA

ReConnect for Success is designed to inspire, empower, connect, and recharge veterinary management professionals.

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Advancing Managers, Transforming Practices

The core purpose at the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association is to advance and support veterinary management professionals.

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Champion Workbook

Preventive Pet Healthcare Champion Workbook 

Preventive Pet Healthcare: Your Guide to Becoming a Practice Champion is a workbook developed by your peers, designed for you. It’s your guide to lead a step-by-step process to increase the emphasis on preventive healthcare in your practice.

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Emerging Leaders Program

This elite program supports rising stars in veterinary management who will influence the future of their practice, and guide the future direction of the profession.

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The VHMA Career Center

Jobseekers and Employers: the VHMA Career Center is OPEN! 

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VALUE-BASED Strategic Pricing

VALUE-BASED Strategic Pricing Tools

Effective pricing decisions are crucial to the business success and long-term sustainability of a
veterinary practice. To support data-driven decisions by veterinary practice owners and managers, the VHMA has developed a series of best practice tools supported by industry, as well as pet owner research. 

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A continuous commitment to professional development is vital to success and good management. See what learning opportunities VHMA offers here.

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Qualify the knowledge and experience necessary to successfully manage the ever-changing business management of today's veterinary practices through CVPM certification.

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Relationships and communications with professional colleagues helps managers collectively develop the most valuable resources. Connect with your peers here.

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