Dr. Aaron Smiley – IVMA President
Dr. Aaron Smiley practices small animal medicine in central Indiana. Dr. Smiley received his DVM from the University of Illinois in 2007. He leads two practices for Vetcor. He is the President-elect for the IVMA and is on the University of Illinois Veterinary Alumni Board.
Dr. Smiley is an early adopter of telemedicine technology and has completed over 1400 cases. He is an expert on the incorporation of virtual care into practice and has lectured on the topic at national meetings. Dr. Smiley is also the co-founder of VetMed2.0, a think tank focused on discovering divergent ideas in veterinary medicine.
The company organized the first annual Hackathon at the University of Illinois and is currently developing a technology to match veterinary mentors and mentees.
He believes that IVMA has a long history of leading the veterinary profession. According to Dr. Smiley, “in 2020, IVMA will stand on our rich tradition and lead the industry toward solutions for today’s challenges.” #IVMALead2020
He lives in Noblesville with his wife, Kristen, and their four daughters.