Dr. Amy Belisle is the Senior Medical Director at Quality Counts, a Division of Qualidigm, and the Director of Child Health Quality Improvement at Maine Quality Counts and the Maine Child Health Improvement Partnership (ME CHIP). She attended Harvard University and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She received her MBA from Lehigh University. She completed her Pediatric Residency at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center in 2002. She returned to the state in 2007 after serving in the Air Force at Yokota Air Base (AB) Japan and Andrews AFB for four years. When she was stationed at Yokota AB in Japan she was as a general pediatrician for 2 years and then served as a Flight Surgeon and was the Flight Commander of the Flight Medicine Flight overseeing the Flight Medicine Clinic and the Immunization Clinic her last year. From 2007-2010, Dr. Belisle was a Pediatric Hospitalist at Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) in Lewiston, Maine. Dr. Belisle is a member of the Board of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Dr. Belisle has extensive experience leading quality improvement efforts including helping to lead the four-year learning collaborative, First STEPS (Strengthening Together Early Preventive Services) as part of the Maine Improving Health Outcomes for Children Program (IHOC)/CHIPRA grant. She has worked to improve the care of substance exposed infants through the Snuggle ME Project since 2010. In 2015-16, Dr. Belisle served as an Interim Program Director for several adult health quality improvement projects for 18 months including the Chronic Pain Collaborative, Year 2; the Chronic Disease Improvement Collaborative, Years 1 and 2, and the Improving Medication Assisted Treatment in Primary Care. In 2016-18, she served as the Program Director for the Caring for ME Program and Child Health. Currently, she is one of the Senior Medical Directors leading for the Caring for ME Program at QC which is working to address the opioid crisis in the state of Maine. As part of this work, she served as a Medical Director on the Perinatal Substance Use Disorder ECHO.