Ashely Alker, MD

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

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Ashely Alker, M.D., M.Sc. is an emergency medicine physician and a nationally published speaker and writer, with a focus on patient education and healthcare policy. During her graduate degree in public health, Dr. Alker studied at Harvard School of Public Health’s International Institute in Cyprus. She lived near the United Nations Green Zone and worked at the Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture. After attending George Washington University School of Medicine, Ashely worked as a healthcare advisor for a U.S. Congressman. During her medical residency at The University of California, San Diego, Dr. Alker served as president of a national medical organization. Dr. Alker has been a featured writer in USA Today, The San Diego Union-Tribune, TEDMED, KevinMD, and has published a children’s book on understanding death. Ashely is the Chief Medical Media Officer of Doctorpedia and co-host of the COVID-19 Frontlines webcast.

Education

  • University of California, San Diego

  • Emergency Medicine Residency, June 2019

  • George Washington University School of Medicine

  • Doctor of Medicine, May 2015

  • Medical School Graduation Speaker (May 2105)

  • Global Health Concentration

  • Admissions committee (2012-2013)

  • Women’s Board Scholarship, Taubner, Featherston and Cox Scholarships

  • Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus International Institute

  • Master of Science in Environmental Public Health, June 2009

  • University of California, Santa Barbara

  • B.S. Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, Minor French

  • Departmental Honors (2008)

  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2008)

  • Sigma Alpha Lambda (2008)

  • University of Lyon II, study abroad program (2006)

  • LATEST ACTIVITY
  • VIDEOS
  • ARTICLES
  • APP REVIEWS
  • BLOG
  • PODCASTS
Ashely Alker, MD

5 months ago

Videos

COVID-19 Webcast: Understanding COVID Vaccine Distribution w/ Dr. Angela Shen

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Ashely Alker, MD

10 months ago

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COVID-19 Webcast: Understanding Coronavirus Testing w/ Dr. Gigi Gronvall

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Ashely Alker, MD

13 months ago

Blog

My Experiences as a Medical Consultant for TV and Movies

Vincent grabs the magic marker out of Jody’s hand and makes a big red dot on Mia’s body where her heart is. VINCENT: Okay, what do I do? LANCE: Well, you’re giving her an injection...

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Ashely Alker, MD

13 months ago

Article

Chief Medical Media Officer: Ashely Alker, MD

INTERVIEW WITH ASHELY ALKER, MD   What guided your decision to go into medicine and specifically, your chosen field?   I come from a non-medical family. Growing up my mom had lymphoma and then developed...

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Ashely Alker, MD

14 months ago

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Dr. Ashely Alker – Video Business Card

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Ashely Alker, MD

15 months ago

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COVID-19 Webcast: Combatting Healthcare Disparities w/ Dr. Jackie Eubany & Dr. Khama Ennis

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Ashely Alker, MD

15 months ago

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COVID-19 Webcast: National Policy During The Pandemic w/ Rep. Raul Ruiz MD, MPH, MPP

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