Congratulations Dr. Ashley Booth Norse for receiving the AWAEM ED Administrator Award! This award is given “to honor a female faculty member who serves in an administrative role (e.g. medical, quality improvement, patient safety, patient experience director, informatics lead) and has shown significant career achievements in EM, through administrative innovations, advancing quality, safety, and efficiency of care, and building relationships or consensus across departments. In particular, the award will recognize a female administrator who has taken the lead on improving working environments and patient care in their departments or hospital systems.”

Ashley Booth Norse, MD, FACEP currently serves as the Associate Chair Operations for Emergency Medicine as well as the Medical Director for the Emergency Department, Trauma Center and Observation Unit for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University Of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville.  She earned her Medical Degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her residency at the University Of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville and also completed a fellowship in Healthcare Policy at the University of Florida. Dr. Norse is the President of the Faculty Council for UF Health Jacksonville and serves on UF Health Jacksonville’s practice plan and hospital Board of Directors in addition to numerous hospital and College of Medicine committees ranging from the Compensation Committee to the Leadership Development Steering Committee.

Dr. Norse is also the Vice-Speaker for the Florida Medical Association and serves on the Board of Directors. In addition, she currently serves the American College of Emergency Physicians’ Federal Governmental Affairs committee and State Legislative Affairs committees. Dr. Norse is a Past President of the Duval County Medical society and the Florida College of Emergency physicians.  She has multiple academic accomplishments including publications and regional/national lectures. Dr. Norse is an ardent physician and patient advocate and has worked tirelessly to improve standards and performance throughout the field of medicine.

Congratulations Dr. Norse!