Shellie Asher, MD

Department of Emergency Medicine
Member of AMC Faculty

Dr. Asher is the Designated Institutional Officer (DIO) and Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education for the Albany Med Health System. Dr. Asher is a 1998 graduate of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College Physician-Scientist Program. She completed her Emergency Medicine residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. She is board-certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Asher is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and an affiliated faculty member of the Alden March Bioethics Institute. Dr. Asher completed an MS in Bioethics in 2010. She served as Residency Program Director in Emergency Medicine from 2010-2016 and Assistant Dean for GME from 2016-2023 when she took on the role of DIO and Associate Dean.

Dr. Asher’s interests include faculty development and program assessment in graduate medical education, ethical decision-making in urgent situations, and mentoring and advising students, graduate trainees, and junior faculty.

Emergency Medicine

American Board of Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine- Residency
SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Syracuse, NY

Medical/Professional Education

Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY
Emergency DepartmentAlbany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Ave.
D Building
Basement Level
Albany, NY 12208
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1019 New Loudon Rd.
Cohoes, NY 12047
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115 Saratoga Rd.
Suite 110
Glenville, NY 12302
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11835 Route 9W
Suite 166
Coxsackie, NY 12051
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EmUrgentCare Rotterdam
1400 Altamont Ave.
Rotterdam, NY 12303
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EmUrgentCare Saugerties
2976 Route 9W
Saugerties, NY 12477
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329 Glenmont Rd.
Glenmont, NY 12077
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EmUrgentCare Guilderland
5 New Karner Rd.
Guilderland, NY 12302
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EmUrgentCare Brunswick
730 Hoosick Rd.
Brunswick, NY 12180
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EmUrgentCare Colonie
Hannaford Plaza
98 Wolf Rd.
Colonie, NY 12205
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The Massry Family Children's Emergency CenterAlbany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Ave.
P Building
Basement Level
Albany, NY 12208
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EmUrgentCare Niskayuna
1769 Union St.
Niskayuna, NY 12309
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