UA-170695639-1 #186 Tim Ireland, VMD - Veterinary Medicine STILL is a Wonderful Profession - The Veterinarian Success Podcast

Episode 186

Published on:

14th May 2023

#186 Tim Ireland, VMD - Veterinary Medicine STILL is a Wonderful Profession

In this episode, I’m joined by Dr. Tim Ireland. Dr. Ireland is the Owner and Medical Director at Newtown Veterinary Hospital in Pennsylvania. He’s been an owner for over 30 years – He is a recent board member of Canine Support Teams and has been a local Track & Field Assistant Coach as well.

  • We cover his veterinary story and ownership experiences.
  • His take on corporate medicine.
  • The shift in the idea of veterinary medicine being a community service vs. a job.
  • Are student loans preventing ownership aspirations?
  • The veterinary community and it's failure to encourage the next generation.
  • Mental health challenges and the current working environment.
  • His practice and hiring and exit planning.
  • His advice to young DVMs.

***There is an ownership opportunity here for someone - reach out to Dr. Ireland!

Dr. Ireland's LinkedIn

Newtown Vet Hospital website


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The Veterinarian Success Podcast
Welcome to the Veterinarian Success Podcast where you go in-depth with a veterinarian specific financial planner Isaiah Douglass, MBA, CFP® to hear stories, opinions, and leading information about the world of veterinarian medicine from industry professionals. The podcast covers topics relating to the clinical, business, financial, and personal side of to help encourage, promote, and advocate for a healthy and happy standard of care for veterinarians, their families, their staff, and their businesses.

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I am a former CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a Fee-Only advisor.