Critical Care Vet
Dr. Marie Holowaychuk is a board-certified small animal emergency and critical care specialist and passionate advocate for veterinary team wellbeing. She lives in Calgary and travels worldwide as a speaker, consultant, and locum. Marie has spent more than 15 years practicing emergency and critical care medicine in academic and private referral practice settings. She has been primary or co-author of more than 30 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals and is an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. She is also co-editor of the Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking.
Outside of emergency and critical care, Marie is a certified yoga and meditation teacher and has completed a mindfulness-based stress reduction course for professionals. She facilitates wellness workshops and retreats for veterinary clinics or organizations and offers individual or group wellbeing sessions for veterinary team members. Marie has Compassion Fatigue Training from the University of Tennessee School of Social Work, as well as Mental Health First Aid Training from the Mental Health Commission of Canada and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training from the Centre for Suicide Prevention. Marie writes a monthly blog and quarterly newsletter on pertinent issues related to veterinary wellness.
When she is not working, Marie enjoys practicing yoga, reading, hiking, and strength training. For more information, please visit www.criticalcarevet.ca or follow Marie on Facebook (@DrMarieKHolowaychuk), Twitter (@DrMHolowaychuk), or Linkedin (MarieKHolowaychuk).
Friday, October 18
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM