Dr. Kristin Welch is the founder of DVM STAT Consulting Telemedicine Specialists. Her love of teaching, passion about all things veterinary medicine, and dedication to the field of Emergency and Critical Care led to DVM STAT Consulting, a nationwide specialty consult service and educational platform. Dr. Welch loves solving complicated cases, decoding clinical data, and most of all, helping her veterinary colleagues succeed in their drive to provide the highest caliber medicine possible to their patients. A 2005 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine with Honors, she received the Small Animal Clinical Proficiency Award and the Wade O. Brinker Orthopedic Surgery Award. Following an Internship in Medicine and Surgery at University of Pennsylvania in 2006, she completed a residency in Emergency and Critical Care at Tufts University in 2010. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Dr. Welch relocated after residency to Charleston, South Carolina, where she helped grow the Southeast’s first VECCS Level I Emergency and Critical Care certified hospital as the Chief of Emergency and Critical Care. In addition to providing STAT consults to veterinarians nationwide, Dr. Welch is an active clinical veterinarian, international lecturer and last, but definitely not least, a proud mother of three. When not working she loves traveling, wildlife photography, painting, and working out.