About AMWA – Board of Directors & Staff

Adebisi (Bisi) Alli, DO, MS

Director 2024 – 2026

Dr. Adebisi (Bisi) Alli is a dual board-certified Internal Medicine & Lifestyle Medicine physician and quality improvement and patient safety expert as a LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt.

As Principal of WellNEST Medicine, she is passionate about empowering people and organizations to prioritize lifestyle medicine through quality improvement and culture changes.

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 inaugural medical director for the residency clinic she launched through the Phoenix VA Healthcare System & as an 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 formalizing and spreading multi-hospital quality improvement and patient safety innovations, including a resident-directed curriculum with system-level interventions with promotion of just and fair culture. This program was recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Association of American Medical Colleges, Joint Commission, Veterans Integrated Services Network, 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 & I-DARE curriculum integration at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine with related peer-reviewed publications, talks, and workshops. Dr. Alli serves as a coach and mentor for underrepresented medical students, residents, and attendings to promote successful career navigation and wellness. Previous awards include the 2021 Arizona Chapter ACP Women in Medicine Award, 2021 Women in Medicine I Stand with Her Award, 2020 AMWA Exceptional Mentor Award, 2019 AMA Inspiration Award, and 2017 ACP Early Career Physician.

She has been proudly re-elected to the Board of Directors of the American Medical Women’s Association, represents the American College of Physicians for the national Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership (WEL) Program, and serves on the Payer Strategy Subcommittee of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

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