Ashley Ellison, MD

Internist and psychiatrist

Dr. Ashley Ellison graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. She then received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed her residency in combined Internal Medicine/Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine; in her final year of training, she served as chief resident for the Internal Medicine/Psychiatry residency program. She previously worked at Tulane in a variety of roles including consult/liaison at New Orlean’s VA hospital. She now works at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in consult/liaison psychiatry. She has maintained her academic appointments with Tulane as an Assistant Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine. She has been involved with the MPU study group as lead researcher in the studies in the US; the studies have involved quantifying the extent of psychiatric services offered in US medical hospitals and examining the presence and capabilities of CIUs in the US.