Veterinary Shortage -
Women Lead the Way
As we all know, veterinarians are in high demand everywhere, but especially in rural areas. It seemed like not too long ago we were arguing about whether we needed to open any new colleges of veterinary medicine. Recently, I was interviewed for an article in Wallace's Farmer related to this issue. This is actually one of a series of articles that I would encourage you to read (https://www.farmprogress.com/business/iowa-faces-challenges-in-veterinary-industry)
. It discusses more in depth the factors and concerns from both the academic and practice sides of the equation. Dr. Madison Durflinger, who is our newest associate, was also interviewed. She originates from southeast Iowa. Although she is fresh out of school and has a lot to learn, Dr. Madison has a great passion for the profession and always wants to do her best. She has a bright future, and we hope she stays with us for a very long time. More.