Hoosier Veterinarian

Hoosier Veterinarian

President’s Message

IVMA President Dr. Lindsey Hedges, DVM

Dear IVMA Members, Spring is finally upon us, and we find ourselves navigating a season of exciting transitions. This period of change isn’t just about the weather—it mirrors the evolution occurring within our profession and our association. April was a particularly inspiring month, as I had the honor of presenting IVMA gifts to our 3rd year Purdue students during the White Coat Ceremony. This symbolic gesture marks their transition from students to clinicians, ready...

Practice Management

Lourdes Syndram, CDMP

Mentoring in Veterinary Medicine Today The IVMA Board of Directors continues to review the issues and opportunities facing veterinary medicine and its members in Indiana. Recent board meeting discussions have included the value of mentoring – providing mentoring to recent grads and recent hires in your practice and the value that mentoring can bring to an experienced veterinarian as well. A mentor can be an invaluable asset throughout a veterinarian’s career, offering guidance and...

From the Executive Director

Lisa Perius, CAE

Dear IVMA Members, IVMA is in the process of its dues renewal, effective July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025. As the Executive Director, I am often asked two questions – what does IVMA do, and why should I renew my membership (or join)? These are great questions. Here are my answers:What does IVMA do? The IVMA features many tools and resources for veterinarians to use during their practice life. This may include legislative...

Member Resources

Lourdes Syndram, CDMP

Resources For You & Your Practice Did you know that the IVMA has resources to assist you and your staff? Check out some of the resources below. Call your Member Assistance Program today to find out more.704.529.1428 | 800.633.3353mygroup.com Business Resources Legal Resources Quick Links Immediate Assistance The IVMA wants you to grow and succeed – to be your partner through everystage of your veterinary career.IVMA offers a wealth of information.  If you do...