Dr. Ascher is an academic hospitalist offering care for adults in the hospital. He has clinical interests in antimicrobial stewardship, point-of-care ultrasound, and clinical reasoning.
Dr. Ascher's research focuses on improving our understanding of acute and chronic kidney disease using novel urine kidney biomarkers. He also has an interest in epidemiology and causal inference methods.
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham NC 2013
M.P.H., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC 2012
B.S., University of Texas Austin, Austin TX 2008
B.A., University of Texas Austin, Austin TX 2008
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2013-2014
Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2014-2016
American Board of Internal Medicine,
California Medical License, 2019
Honors and Awards
Albert Schweitzer Fellow, 2010, 2011
Duke Senior Merit Scholarship, 2013
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