Dr. Konrade attended Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She then received her Master of Science degree in Neuroanatomy as well as her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Konrade was awarded the senior student award for Excellence in Veterinary Clinical Ophthalmology and is a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary honor society. After obtaining her Veterinary degree, she completed an internship in small animal medicine, surgery and emergency medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Following the completion of an ophthalmology residency at Eye Care for Animals in Pasadena, CA, Dr. Konrade became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 2012.