About AMWA – Board of Directors & Staff
Adebisi (Bisi) Alli, DO, MS
Director 2022 – 2024
Dr. Adebisi (Bisi) Alli is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and quality improvement and patient safety expert as a LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt. She is passionate about providing equitable, preventative healthcare for people and will launch related initiatives this year. Formerly, she was an Assistant Professor for the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Consultant for the Division of Women’s Health Internal Medicine.
As a Michigan native, she moved to Arizona for residency training. In continuation of her chief resident year, she served as medical director for the residency clinic she launched through the Phoenix VA Healthcare System & Associate Program Director for the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix Internal Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Alli earned her LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt for efforts in spreading multi-hospital quality improvement and patient safety innovations, including a resident-directed curriculum with system-level interventions and promotion of just and fair culture. This program was recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Association of American Medical Colleges, Joint Commission, VA, and American College of Physicians. Similarly, she has developed advance care planning initiatives with clinicians across the state of Arizona to prioritize outpatient discussions about goals of care with related peer-reviewed publications, talks, and workshops.
Previous awards include the 2021 Women in Medicine I Stand with Her Award, 2020 AMWA Exceptional Mentor Award, 2019 AMA Inspiration Award, and 2017 ACP Early Career Physician.
Dr. Alli serves as a coach and mentor for underrepresented medical students, residents, and attendings to promote successful career navigation and wellness.
She proudly joins the 2022 Board of Directors for the American Medical Women’s Association and represents the American College of Physicians in the national Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership (WEL) Program.
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