Phil Richmond, DVM
Dr. Richmond is the Founder & CEO of Flourishing Phoenix Veterinary Consultants and practicing medical director of a small animal hospital in New Port Richey, Florida. He is passionate about positive culture, psychological health, safety, and wellbeing in veterinary workplaces. He works toward implementing tools and policies for thriving and flourishing in the profession, especially at critical education and career points.
Dr. Richmond is involved in state, national and international projects for the advancement of wellbeing and culture in veterinary medicine. He currently serves as the chair for both the Florida Veterinary Medical Association’s Outreach and Professional Wellness & Wellbeing Committees and is a member/advisor of several national committees for workplace suicide prevention and veterinary wellbeing. Dr. Richmond is a member of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine wellbeing curriculum committee and is an instructor for the program at the College.
Dr. Richmond is a published writer and speaker, a frequent veterinary podcast guest, and holds multiple certifications in the fields of applied positive psychology, workplace wellbeing, psychological health & safety, resilience training, behavior change, and suicide prevention. He received an FVMA Gold Star for service in 2019 and the FVMA Veterinarian of the Year in 2021.