Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Self Assessment for Career Change (1658)
Professional Development |  Career Options
Sunday |  8:00 AM -  8:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||214D



Gary Vroegindewey DVM, MSS, DACVPM
Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Vroegindewey is the Director, One Health Program, Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. University of Missouri (BA- Zoology; DVM Veterinary Medicine), Master of Strategic Studies and Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. Chair, OIE Group on Disaster Management and Risk Reduction, former Chairman, International Affairs Committee of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, former Chair-Veterinary Section of World Association on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, former member White House Security Council Food and Agriculture Working Group, former DOD Liaison to Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Agriculture, and US Food and Drug Administration and in multiple senior positions in the US Army Veterinary Corps including: Assistant Chief, Veterinary Corps and Director, DOD Veterinary Service Activity.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2


Successful career change begins with self-assessment. Often veterinarians will start their career transition by looking for positions, however it is critical to first establish those elements of personal assessment such as location, time, values, interests, constraints and other issues before searching for a position. After self-assessment then career assessment looking at the elements of types of careers, how they match your self-assessment criteria and how they provide a pathway to a fulfilling career transition.

Learning Objectives

1. Attendees will describe the critical elements of self-assessment and career assessment

2. Attendees will participate in developing self-assessment template

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