2505 S 80th St, Tacoma, WA     

Interactive Panel: Having a Sustainable Career

Presented by:

Sarah Gillings, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

Brian Maran, MS, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Rachel Wright, MSW, LSWAIC (Veterinary Social Work)

Monday, April 23rd, 6:30-8:30 pm

Morso Wine Bar

9019 Peacock Hill

Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Join us for a short presentation followed by facilitated open discussion around the topic of achieving sustainability in our professional live. 

Every one of us, GP or specialist, has arrived at our chosen profession after  considerable personal effort, sacrifice, and investment of time and money.  Becoming a veterinarian requires motivation and drive, and for many of us a strong call to this profession provides that motivation.  Yet all too often, we, our friends, our colleagues, are unable to remain happy in the veterinary  profession long term. What sets us up for this struggle?  What ongoing  stressors contribute?  How can we intervene to reduce the unacceptably high depression and suicide rates among veterinarians?

How can we be our authentic, imperfect, selves and embrace the positive  side of our jobs, while at the same time protecting ourselves against being  overly dragged down by the negatives?  

Space is limited. Please RSVP to events@summitvets.com

Pet Loss Support Group

Facilitated by Rachel Wright, MSW,LSWAIC, CDP

Veterinary Social Worker

Every Thursday from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

at Summit Veterinary Referral Center

This group is open to clients and community members. There is no registration or fee to attend.

Community and Public Events

Continuing Education for Veterinary Professionals

Veterinary Social Work Seminar:

Navigating Treatment Decision Making

Presented by Rachel Wright, LSWAIC (Veterinary Social Work)

Tuesday, April 17th at 7 pm

Summit Veterinary Referral Center

Do you need support on navigating treatment options?
Are you facing end of life issues with your pet? 
Do you have questions about quality of life?

We are here for you.

Appetizers and beverages will be provided. The seminar is offered at no cost. Please RSVP to events@summitvets.com