Veterinary Journal Club & Discussions

Veterinary Journal Club - for Veterinary Students, Interns, Residents, and Practitioners

About the show

Features discussions about veterinary journal articles or specific topics related to veterinary medicine. Various experts within veterinary medicine are invited to join the discussions and share what they are passionate about!

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  • Vet Talk #39-Brazil vs. USA

    October 17th, 2020  |  36 mins 8 secs

    Dr. Ana Figueiredo tells Dr. Conner about how and why she came to Virginia to practice veterinary medicine, after going to school and working in Brazil.

  • Vet Talk #38- Having Children in Vet Med

    October 14th, 2020  |  49 mins 1 sec

    Dr. Mauria O'Brien and fourth year vet student Sara Federschmidt join Dr. Conner to talk about having children during your veterinary career.

  • Vet Talk #37- Bad News (Client Communication part 3)

    October 11th, 2020  |  41 mins 55 secs

    Dr. Rebecca Persons comes on to talk about how to break bad news to clients.

  • Vet Talk #36-Are you Smarter than a Vet Student?

    October 10th, 2020  |  49 mins 11 secs

    Sam Hollister, a University of Florida vet student, quizzes Dr. Conner on questions he came across in his prep for the NAVLE.

  • Vet Talk #35-Liver Shunts

    October 4th, 2020  |  44 mins 27 secs

    Dr. Conner chats with Dr. Chris Dominic about portosystemic shunts. They discuss making the diagnosis and also some of the treatment options.

  • Vet Talk #34-Transfusions

    October 2nd, 2020  |  47 mins 55 secs

    Dr. Conner talks about when it is appropriate to use blood products and how to use them.

  • Vet Talk #33-Antibiotics

    September 24th, 2020  |  50 mins 27 secs

    Dr. Conner talks about appropriate antibiotic use.

  • Vet Talk #32-ECC Board Exam

    September 18th, 2020  |  41 mins 3 secs

    Dr. Conner has been the chair for the board exam for her specialty for two years. This year's exam has just wrapped up and Dr. Conner shares her inside knowledge on how a board exam is written and talks about the challenge of administering a nation/world wide exam during the pandemic.

  • Vet Talk #31-Building Trust (Client Communication part 2)

    September 8th, 2020  |  46 mins 20 secs

    Dr. Conner talks about how veterinarians can build trust with clients.

  • Vet Talk #30-VetMeasure

    September 2nd, 2020  |  38 mins 26 secs

    Dr. Conner talks with Kevin Maher and Sydney about how they created their new product for veterinarians, MeasureON!. MeasureON! is a wearable device for dogs that wirelessly monitors vital information. Check out

  • Vet Talk #29(student edition)-Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation DIC

    August 23rd, 2020  |  40 mins 28 secs

    Dr. Conner talks about Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC). She covers when to worry about DIC and ways to manage patients that are at risk.

  • Vet Talk #28-Client Communication I (First meeting)

    August 13th, 2020  |  23 mins 2 secs

    Dr. Conner talks about how to interact with clients during your first examination.

  • Vet Talk #27-ReIntroduction

    August 5th, 2020  |  17 mins 41 secs

    We've moved to Virginia so we are reintroducing the podcast.

  • Journal Club #9-Learning Modules

    July 29th, 2020  |  41 mins 38 secs

    Dr. Conner and her husband talking about the benefits of using learning modules along with the potential for educational research.

    Development and assessment of a formal learning module to educate veterinary students in an intensive care unit about transfusion reactions
    Jillian M. Haines DVM, MS, DACVIM
    K. Jane Wardrop DVM, MS, DACVP
    Christopher J. Lindberg BS
    Kira Carbonneau PhD
    Thandeka R. Ngwenyama DVM, DACVECC
    Linda G. Martin DVM, MS, DACVECC

  • Vet Talk #26-Becoming a Vet, Dr. Bobbi Conner

    July 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 25 mins

    In this show we talk about Dr. Conner's path to becoming a veterinarian from high school to Internship, with the purpose of showing that you don't need to have your whole career planned from the start as long as you just keep doing what you enjoy.

  • Vet Spotlight #4-Dr. Carl Southern

    July 15th, 2020  |  21 mins 16 secs

    Dr. Southern talks about his love of the outdoors and athletics.