Results: Burnout and Work-Life Balance Study 2021

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Ryan Leech and Dr. Ivan Zak cover the most recent burnout survey results. This year’s survey looks at the change and dynamics of burnout from 1,600 veterinarians across different demographics, including gender and work-life balance. 

Our hosts share the innovative techniques and experiments that Galaxy Vets will be implementing that support the ultimate goal: preserving the mental health of each of employees to mitigate the high rates of burnout and suicide in the industry.

Topics discussed: 

  • Key findings of the survey on burnout.
  • What factors contributed to lower burnout rates among veterinarians.
  • How consolidation can bring positive results to our industry when done right.
  • Five core values of Galaxy Vets.
  • Some insights for the onboarding process at Galaxy Vets. 

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Dr. Ivan Zak has earned multiple accreditations in veterinary medicine. After graduating, he worked in 35 veterinary hospitals across Canada, where he was inspired to create Smart Flow, a first-in-the-industry workflow optimization system. Smart Flow was subsequently acquired by Fortune 500 company IDEXX, where he became General Manager of the Software division. After consulting 500+ practices worldwide on workflow optimization, he decided it was time for a new adventure. Dr. Ivan has a holistic view of the whole veterinary business market and he’s making his next step the creation of a more cohesive, unified platform that will ultimately benefit the veterinary professionals.