Amy Belisle, MD, FAAP
Director, Child Health Quality Improvement
Maine Child Health Improvement Partnership (ME CHIP)
Maine Quality Counts
Dr. Belisle is the Director of the Maine Child Health Improvement Partnership (ME CHIP) and the Director of Child Health Quality Improvement at Maine Quality Counts. She grew up in Yarmouth, Maine and attended Harvard University and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. 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 in 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. From 2009-2010, she was the physician leader for the Maine AAP CQN Asthma Pilot, a practice improvement collaborative with 12 Pediatric sites across the state. From 2010-2015, she worked on the Improving Health Outcomes for Children Program (IHOC)/CHIPRA grant in Maine and Vermont. She is directed a four-year learning collaborative called First STEPS (Strengthening Together Early Preventive Services). She created ME CHIP in 2011 as part of the IHOC/CHIPRA grant work. In addition, she is Medical Director of the Developmental Systems Integration (DSI) Project, a two year grant to work toward improving developmental surveillance and screening across child health and education sectors in the state in 2013-2015. Dr. Belisle is a member of the Board of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). In 2014, she was awarded the CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award for Maine and named one of “50 Mainers Shaping our State” by Maine Magazine.