Conference Program 2020


Understanding the Global Trend of Veterinary Attrition: How to Shape Fulfilling Careers in a Team that Thrives with Extraordinary Business Success!

14 May 2020
Veterinary Business Theater

In this presentation, Dr Michael Powell will address the concerning global trend of veterinarians leaving their profession prematurely. In exploring the results of recent investigations into veterinarian shortages across Australia and New Zealand, as well as other global studies, Michael will highlight the key cultural factors of the veterinary industry contributing to this problem. Any challenge typically brings with it opportunity, and in this presentation, Michael will focus on the simple and highly effective strategies proven to facilitate long and fulfilling veterinary careers in general practice that will ultimately drive the cultural and financial success of veterinary businesses.

  • Delegates will learn:
  • - A deeper insight will be gained into the alarming trend of attrition of veterinarians from the industry that is occurring globally.
  • - The key cultural factors contributing to the challenge as identified in a multi-national study by Lincoln Institute and other global investigations.
  • - How mindset plays a fundamental role in veterinarians achieving more professional satisfaction and commercial success.
  • - Strategies to support veterinarians in enjoying longer, more fulfilling careers as well as providing improved financial outcomes for the practice they work in.
Michael Powell, BVSc (Hons), Director - Lincoln Institute

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