Emily Ashjian is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Ambulatory Care at Michigan Medicine.

Dr. Ashjian earned her Bachelor of Science in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Washington and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy with highest honors and highest distinction. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at the University of Michigan serving as Chief Resident both years. Dr. Ashjian is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. 

Dr. Ashjian practices in an internal medicine clinic and a multidisciplinary chronic kidney disease clinic at Michigan Medicine. She serves as the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director and precepts pharmacy learners at all levels ranging from P2 IPPE students to PGY2 residents. Dr. Ashjian is actively involved in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Her primary areas of research interest include diabetes, cardiovascular risk reduction, chronic kidney disease, interprofessional education, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.  


  • 2021 Professional Commendation, University of Michigan
  • 2021 Outstanding Peer Reviewer , Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
  • 2021 Department of Clinical Pharmacy Faculty Preceptor of the Year, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
  • 2020 Interprofessional Leadership Fellow , Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education
  • 2020 Ambulatory Care Preceptor of the Year, Michigan Medicine Pharmacy Residency Programs
  • 2020 Ambulatory Care Preceptor of the Year , Michigan Medicine Pharmacy Residency Programs
  • 2017 Making a Difference Award, Michigan Medicine