Staff Bios – Lisa Letourneau, MD, MPH, FACP Kate Slomkowski
Lisa Letourneau, MD, MPH, FACP
Senior Medical Director
Dr. Lisa Letourneau is an experienced physician leader and passionate advocate for health care system delivery and payment change, with a particular interest in advancing primary care, improving behavioral health integration, and leading efforts to address the opioid epidemic. In her role as Senior Medical Director for Quality Counts (QC), she provides leadership and support for several clinical improvement efforts including the Northern New England Practice Transformation Effort (NNE-PTN), several QC-led ECHO programs, and “Caring for ME”, a statewide collaborative effort to engage clinicians in addressing the opioid epidemic by improving the safety of opioid prescribing & increasing addiction treatment.
She previously founded and served for eight years as Executive Director of Maine Quality Counts, where she led several quality improvement efforts including the Maine Aligning Forces for Quality initiative, the Maine Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Pilot, and the Maine Choosing Wisely initiative.
Dr. Letourneau is a graduate of Brown University and the Dartmouth-Brown Program in Medicine and is a board-certified internist who practiced emergency medicine for seven years before beginning her work in clinical quality improvement. She holds a Masters degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, and has a particular interest in helping to build connections between public health and clinical care, and the role of physicians and clinicians in helping to develop and lead health improvement efforts.