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A First-Time Attendee at the NWABR Conference

During the morning of the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) Regional Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Conference, I attended an intriguing session on the topic of compassion fatigue. Having worked in private veterinary practice and being a family caregiver for a number of years, I felt quite familiar with this topic. After joining the field of animal research, I became reacquainted with it from a new perspective. As a vet tech/training coordinator, and later as a facility supervisor, it was often a subject of discussion with research students and the animal care teams.

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