Melissa Stiles MD - Faculty Development Director

Melissa Stiles received her MD degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City and completed her residency at the Madison Family Practice Residency Program in 1991. She joined the Department in August, 1992 as the center director of the Belleville Family Medical Center and served as center director until July, 1996. She completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at UCLA in 2001 and has a CAQ in Geriatric Medicine. Throughout her career, she has participated in pre-doctoral education, teaching and mentoring all levels of medical students. She is a former medical director for Hospice of Madison and is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Stiles was the Associate Director of the Madison Campus Residency Program from June, 2002 to June, 2006. She is a steering committee member for the Wisconsin Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Linda and Gene Farley Wisconsin Chapter of Physicians for a National Healthcare Program. She has volunteered for UW MEDIC free clinics since 1992.She was honored to receive the Marc Hansen Lectureship Award in 1997 and the Baldwin E Lloyd, MD Clinical Teacher Award in 2003 and the Patterson-Doherty Award for Activism in 2015. She assumed a leadership role in faculty development for the department in 2014 and was named the inaugural director of the UW SMPH Longitudinal Teacher Coach Program in 2016. Special interests include geriatrics, palliative care, health care reform and using emerging technologies in medical education.

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