Ashley Shreves attended medical school at LSU New Orleans after which she trained in emergency medicine at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. For several years after residency, she was a faculty member at SLR focusing her academic interest on EBM. She co-founded the SMART EM podcast and contributed to theNNT.com website. In 2011, after many challenging end of life cases, she completed a fellowship in palliative medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital. She now splits her clinical time between emergency medicine and palliative care. In addition, she co-produces the Annals of Emergency Medicine monthly podcast.