Thank you for your interest in attending the 2020 VHA Economic Summit. This year's event will be held at Madden's Resort in Brainerd, MN, September 13-14, 2020.
VHA is offering four scholarships to students interested in attending. The scholarship will include the cost of the event with a travel stipend.
To enter, you must be a fourth-year DVM student at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine for the school year fo 2020/2021 and past participant in the VBMA. Applications are due by June 30th, 2020, with winners selected and contacted by the end of July.
Corporate consolidation is consuming the voice of the independent practice owner. In a transforming profession where student debt continues to rise, patient healthcare needs are unmet by traditional business models and many practices face a labor shortage, the ingenuity of the entrepreneur is critical. The strength the entrepreneurial voice relies on the existence of healthy independent practices.