Watch Our Webinar: How to Kickstart Your Career
Webinar: How to Kickstart Your Career

It’s no secret that building your career can take time. However, there are ways you can ensure you start your career off strong. From fostering a sense of community to building clinical confidence to growing your soft skills, getting the support you need from day one is integral to a new Veterinarian’s success. Yet not every new graduate knows to look for a mentorship program, let alone one with the building blocks Veterinarians need to truly thrive.

Hear from CareVet’s own Dr. Brandon Thornberry, along with Ashley Duncan, a Veterinarian in our New Grad Cohort, as they discuss ways you can start your career off strong.

During this webinar, they discuss:

  • Why starting your career with mentorship support is important.
  • The building blocks of a strong mentorship program.

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Brandon Thornberry, DVM

Dr. Brandon is from St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up the son of a veterinarian. From his earliest memories, he would always help his dad at his veterinary hospital.

He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia for his undergraduate and veterinary degrees. Following veterinary school, he completed a one-year medical device innovation fellowship. He spent two years as an emergency veterinarian, followed by time spent as a relief veterinarian where he practiced in twenty different hospital settings. He joined CareVet as a clinical operations veterinarian in July 2022. His medical interests include emergency medicine, oncology, and surgery.

Dr. Brandon’s wife Michelle is also a CareVet veterinarian in St. Louis. Together they have a son named Jude, a calico cat named Skittles and a Missouri Fox Trotter mare named Sissy. He enjoys running, golfing, and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals and Blues.

Ashley Duncan, DVM

Dr. Duncan received her bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of Charleston in 2019. She is a 2023 graduate of Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine, located in Harrogate, TN. Dr. Duncan has particular interests in diagnostic imaging, integrative medicine, emergency/urgent care, soft tissue surgery, and internal medicine. She also enjoys working with equine patients when time allows.

Dr. Duncan recently relocated to Colorado Springs, and is originally from North Carolina. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, Kevin and Wiggles, as well as hiking, trail running, yoga, and reading.