Meet the Power of Ten Leadership Program Participants

26 Apr Meet the Power of Ten Leadership Program Participants

Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) announced its 2022-23 Power of Ten Leadership Program class. The program is designed for young veterinarians who have been in practice ten years or less. Career development, wellness, communication, social media and cyberbullying are just a few of the topics covered in Power of Ten sessions.

Participants are:

  • Dr. Christine Garrett, Parker’s Paws Animal Hospital, Nashville;
  • Dr. Madeline Hendrix, Brentwood Veterinary Clinic, Brentwood;
  • Dr. Mary Hurley, Arlington Pet Hospital, Arlington;
  • Dr. Hannah Lanter, Pet Vet, Franklin;
  • Dr. Megan Noseda, Belle Meade Animal Hospital, Nashville;
  • Dr. Allison Peeler, True Friend Mobile Veterinary Services, Franklin;
  • Dr. Erica Nix Pounds, Banfield Pet Hospital, Hermitage;
  • Dr. Sarah Spence, Animal House Veterinary Clinic, Nashville;
  • Dr. Nicole Szafranski, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville;
  • Dr. Paige Underwood, Brooks Road Animal Hospital, Memphis.

“The Power Ten helps foster a sense of community among young veterinarians in the program while developing skills in leadership, communication, and business,” said mentor and Power of 10 program graduate, Julie Buford, DVM.

Participants will graduate from the program in February, 2023.

About Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association

Since 1909, the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association has been committed to advancing the science and art of veterinary medicine.  More than 1,600 members work to ensure that laws and regulations promote the health and well-being of all animals, and protect public health and human welfare.  Large and small animal practitioners, students, and veterinary school graduates make up TVMA membership.  For additional information, please visit