Episode 8

Preventing and Overcoming Compassion Fatigue

Apr. 25th, 2023

In this episode, Dr. Katie Rohrig from Danville Family Vet shares her experience working in the veterinary medicine industry and her approach to managing burnout. 

The discussion highlights the six triggers of burnout and how they apply to the veterinary domain. Dr. Rohrig also talks about challenges the industry faces, including client management and communication, and insufficient rewards for staff. 

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Topics discussed:

  • Dr. Rohrig’s experience at Danville Family Vet
  • Approaches to managing burnout in veterinary medicine, including prioritizing joy, enjoying work, and more
  • Addressing challenges in client communication

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Dr. Katie Rohrig
Dr. Katie Rohrig
Veterinarian at Danville Family Vet
ivan zak
Dr. Ivan Zak
DVM, MBA, CEO at Galaxy Vets
ryan leech
Ryan Leech
Head of Growth at Galaxy Vets