11352-Welch, Julie

Julie L. Welch, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

RG R2200
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Julie Welch is Professor of Emergency Medicine, Vice Chair of Faculty Development, and Director of Mentoring Training for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (ICTSI). She was a founding member of the IUPUI Mentoring Academy and serves as the faculty mentoring liasion for Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). She champions issues surrounding faculty development, mentoring, physician wellness, work-life policies, and women in medicine. She currently divides her time between academic emergency medicine at IUSM and IU Health Methodist Hospital, the Indiana CTSI, and initiatives at the local and national levels.

For her continued commitment as a physician, leader, and mentor, she was recognized with the IUSM Clinical Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award, IU Trustee Teaching Award, Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association National Mentorship Award, IUPUI Outstanding Women Leader Award, and AMA Inspirational Physician Honoree. In addition, under her leadership as Vice Chair, the Department of Emergency Medicine received the 2021 ACEP Emergency Medicine Wellness Center of Excellence Award.

Key Publications

Selected Publications:
  • Nault Connors J, Thornsberry T, Hayden J, Kroenke K, Monahan P, Draucker C, Wasmuth S, Kelker H, Whitehead A, Welch JL. Brief Report: The Use of Peer Support Groups for Emergency Medicine Physicians during the COVID-19 Pandemic. JACEP Open. 2023 Feb 19;4(1):e12897. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/emp2.12897
  • Mayowski C, Meagher E, Althouse A, Patino-Sutton C, Thaker M, Welch J, Rubio D, White G. Continued Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Clinical and Translational Science Early Career Researchers. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2022 Dec 7: 1-15. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/cts2022.511
  • Hays G, Herbert A, Welch J, Alexander A. A Mentoring Program Focused on Developing LGBTQ+ Emergency Medicine Physicians. Dominguez N, Edwards A, & Moore J S (Eds). Fostering Diverse Communities of Mentorship: Evidence-Based Practices for Reciprocal Growth [Special Issue 15]. The Chronicle of Mentoring and Coaching. December 2022;6(15):69-70. Access: https://www.mentor-cmc.com/cmc/cmc2022
  • Wagner EA, Jansen JH, DeLuna H, Anderson K, Doehring MC, Welch JL. Flexibility in Faculty Work-Life Policies at Medical Schools in the Big Ten Conference: A Ten-Year Follow-up Study. Journal of Women's Health. 2022 Jan 31;3(1):67-77. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1089/whr.2021.0070
  • Doehring M, Strachan C, Haut L, Heniff M, Overfelt M, Welch JL. Facilitated Peer Mentoring for Physicians during Malpractice Lawsuits: A Logic Model Framework. Dominguez, N., Edwards, A., & Moore, J. S. (Eds). Mentoring in an Interconnected World [Special Issue 14]. The Chronicle of Mentoring and Coaching. December 2021;5(14):396-399. Access: https://www.mentor-cmc.com/cmc/cmc2021
  • Kelker H, Yoder K, Musey P, Harris M, Johnson O, Henderson B, Vyas P, Sarmiento E, Adams Z, Welch J. Prospective Study of Emergency Medicine Provider Wellness Across Ten Academic and Community Hospitals During the Initial Surge of the COVID-19 Pandemic. BMC Emergency Medicine. 2021 Mar;21(36):1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-021-00425-3
  • Chernoby KA, Pettit KE, Jansen JH, Welch JL. Flexible Scheduling Policy for Pregnant and New Parent Residents: A Descriptive Pilot Study. Academic Emergency Medicine: Education and Training. 2020 July;00: 1-7. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/aet2.10504
  • Kennedy SK, Blaha M, Welch JL. Ruptured Spontaneous Tubal Heterotopic Pregnancy Diagnosed with Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS). Dis Mon. 2022 Sept;68(9):101415. DOI: DOI:1016/j.disamonth.2022.101415
  • Shrestha A, Welch J, House R. In Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial infarction, which Fibrinolytic Agent is the Safest and Most Effective? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2018 Dec;72(6):670-671. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.01.042
  • Welch J, Sawtelle S, Cheng D, Perkins A, Ownbey M, MacNeill E, Hockberger R, Rusyniak D. Faculty Mentoring Practices in Academic Emergency Medicine. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2017 March; 24(3):362-370. DOI: 1111/acem.13136 (An Editor-in-Chief Pick for March 2017.)
  • Dankoski M, Welch J, Palmer M, Hoffmann-Longtin K, Walvoord E. Professional Development through Story and Reflection: The Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership Program. 2014;10:9858. Access: https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.9858
  • Welch, J. Hoffman-Longtin, K. Dell, M. Eynon, J. Rusyniak, D. Dankoski, M. A Centralized Faculty Mentoring Portal to Support Local Mentoring Efforts. Dominguez N, Alexander D, Chrisman T, Kailer K, Kelley B, & Westfall E (Eds.) Developmental Networks: Mentoring & Coaching at Work [Special Issue 7]. The Chronicle of Mentoring and Coaching. 2017;1(7):215-218. Access: https://www.mentor-cmc.com/cmc/cmc2014
  • Welch JL, Jimenez H, Walthall J, Allen S E. The Women in Emergency Medicine Mentoring Program: An Innovative Approach to Mentoring. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2012 September;362-366. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4300/JGME-D-11-00267.1

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs and Development
  • Director of Mentoring Training, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)
  • Education
    2013 Fellowship Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, Indiana University School of Medicine
    2001 Residency Indiana University School of Medicine
    1998 Residency Indiana University School of Medicine
    1997 MD Indiana University
    1993 BS Butler University
  • Professional Organizations
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American Academy of Emergency Medicine
    American College of Emergency Physicians
    American Medical Women's Association
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine
  • Awards
    Org: American College of Emergency Physicians
    Desc: ACEP Emergency Medicine Wellness Center of Excellence Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2021-06-01
    Desc: Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award-Clinical
    Scope: School
    Date: 2016-09-01
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2016-05-01
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2016-03-01
    Org: Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM), Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
    Desc: AWAEM Outstanding Department Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2015-07-01
    Org: Emergency Medicine Residency Association
    Desc: EMRA National Mentorship Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2014-10-01
    Org: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Desc: AOA
    Scope: National
    Date: 2014-09-01
    Org: American Medical Association Women Physicians Section
    Desc: AMA Inspirational Physician Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2014-06-01
    Org: IUPUI
    Desc: Outstanding Woman Leader Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2010-03-01

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