Day 3: What I Wish I Knew as a New Grad on Day 1

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About the webinar

In this lecture, Jenny will draw on her experience to reflect on what she wishes she knew on day 1, including: · Remember your why (what matters to you) · You know everything you need to clinically (and you can learn the rest) · Failing well (because it will happen) · Tips on client communication (what matters to your clients) · Look after your team (and they will look after you) · Take opportunities as they arise (don’t be afraid to change your plan) · Don’t forget who you are (the importance of work life balance)
You will be able to join the live webinar directly from this page.


Jenny Brown

Bsc(Hons) BVM&S(dist) MSc GPCert(FelPr) PgC SADI MANZCVS(Medicine of Cats) MRCVS
Jenny graduated as a vet from Edinburgh University in 2004 and then spent 19 years working in first opinion small animal practice, developing both her clinical and leadership interests. Having gained RCVS Advanced Practitioner status in Small Animal Medicine – Feline, Veterinary Anaesthesia and Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, she felt it was time to further develop her leadership skills. In October 2023 she moved to the referral sector, taking the role of Hospital Director at Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists, a large multidisciplinary referral hospital in Hampshire, UK. Jenny is interested in human factors, improving patient safety, what makes veterinary teams perform effectively and anything to do with cats.

Outside of work, Jenny is a British Cycling coach, and spends most Saturdays coaching children, including her two, at the local cycling club, or cycling herself.

When is it?

Note: This webinar is being recorded. If you are unable to attend the live lecture, a link to the recording will be shared with you a few days following the lecture.

Live Webinars

This webinar starts at 19:30 AEST on April 18, 2024.

1 Structured CE Credit


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Dr Philip Judge

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Clin Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)
Philip graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1992, and spent 7 years in small animal practice before undertaking a 3-year residency in veterinary emergency and critical care at the University of Melbourne in 1998.

Following his residency, Philip worked for nearly 6 years at the Animal Emergency Centre in Melbourne, becoming the Senior Veterinarian at the centre in 2004. In 2006, Philip undertook a 1-year surgical externship before moving to Townsville to take up the position of Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at JCU.
Philip is also co-founder, and director of Vet Education Pty Ltd ( – one of Australia’s leading providers of online continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary nurses.

Philip has published numerous manuals and guides concerning emergency medicine, including a CRI manual, haematology and biochemistry interpretation guide, emergency anaesthesia guide, and a ventilation therapy manual for small animals, in addition to being published in peer reviewed literature.

Philip’s key interests in veterinary science include respiratory emergencies, ventilation therapy, envenomations and toxicology.