Dr. Amanda Donnelly is devoted to enhancing communication and collaboration between primary care veterinarians, emergency clinicians and specialists. She has been at the forefront of defining issues surrounding the working relationship between specialists and general practices. Dr. Donnelly is a frequent author and speaker on solutions to improve communication and build positive relationships between referral and primary care practices. In 2007, Dr. Donnelly facilitated a series of interactive Forums for the American Animal Hospital Association and then authored a white paper that outlined key findings and best practices for specialist referral issues.  Read the Referral Issues White Paper  to learn more.

Dr. Donnelly was the first Chair for VetPartners™ Specialty & Emergency Practices Special Interest Group which was formed to discuss the unique issues of specialty and emergency referral practices.  She continues to be active in this group and was part of a dedicated group of consultants who worked with The National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues to bring to fruition online benchmarking survey tools for specialty practices.  To learn more about the survey, go to: www.ncvei.org

“Dr. Donnelly and I have been professional colleagues since 1994 working in the area of veterinary specialty and emergency practice consulting. Amanda’s ability to understand the complexity of specialty medicine, including a strong understanding of specialty and ER financial metrics, and her passion for continued leadership in this area is unsurpassed. In addition, Amanda is detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and client service focused.  I highly recommend her as a consultant for your organization.  Please feel free to contact me at sromano1@vrcc.com or 303-888-7406 if I can be of any additional assistance.”
Sam Romano DVM MBA
President, Central Veterinary Emergency Services
The Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado

Dr. Donnelly provides consulting services, project assistance, lectures and training seminars tailored to address the specific needs of specialty and emergency referral practices.  With her background in emergency medicine and working with specialists, she is uniquely qualified to consult with referral hospitals.  Dr. Donnelly understands the complex challenges and issues facing specialty and emergency hospitals today.

We network and collaborate with other consultants who also specialize in business management for specialty and emergency referral hospitals.  Dr. Donnelly can make excellent recommendations to trusted colleagues when you need assistance beyond the scope of our services.

Email Dr. Donnelly at adonnelly@aldvet.com or call her at 321-446-3088.