Dr. Louise B. Andrew is a fifth generation physician trained at Duke and Johns Hopkins, and is former faculty in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is a leader in organized emergency medicine. A charter Life Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians, she has chaired the Personal and Professional Well Being Committee and the Public Relations Committee, the Professional Liability Task Force Expert Witness subcommittee, and is a past Speaker of the ACEP House of Delegates. She is also cofounder and past president of the American Association of Women Emergency Physicians, cofounder of Emergency International, and cofounder and first President of the Coalition and Center for Ethical Medical Testimony.
Dr. Andrew has a longstanding interest and involvement in medical professional wellbeing. For many years she served as Associate Director of the Center for Professional Well-Being in North Carolina. In addition, she earned a J.D. from the Health Law Program at the University of Maryland, is admitted to the bar, and is a trained mediator. She is coeditor and author of Wellness for Emergency Physicians, and Medical Malpractice: How to Prevent and Survive a Suit; and is one of the most well known authorities in the United States on the phenomenon of medical Malpractice Litigation Stress management. She teaches frequently on this topic as well as Physician Risk Management, Physician Wellness, Conflict Resolution, Change Management, Mentoring, Leadership, and Women in Medicine locally, nationally, and internationally. She also serves as a consultant for a number of hospitals, attorneys and individual physicians. She runs a web based support site and consulting service for physicians entitled MDMentor.com.
Andrew has received numerous awards, including the first Distinguished Alumni award from Johns Hopkins EM, the Mills Award from ACEP, & is charter fellow in the Order of Intnl Federation of EM.