Taking Responsibility for Well-Being in the Workplace

The veterinary profession, which studies show has rates of burnout and suicide higher than those in the general U.S. population, has taken steps to address its gap in well-being in recent years but still has work to do. Veterinary workplaces can do more to destigmatize help-seeking as well as give employees a sense of belonging and develop two-way communication between leadership and employees, among other things. Jen Brandt, PhD, AVMA director of member well-being and diversity initiatives, said well-being is a holistic process, not an event. READ MORE