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Melissa Scalise, M.D.
Associate Program Director

Melissa Scalise, M.D.

Dr. Scalise graduated from medical school at the University of Nebraska and completed her internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt. She then served as chief resident of the UTHSC-Nashville/Ascension Saint Thomas program. Following her chief year, she became Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Vanderbilt, where she was a full-time clinician and also participated in resident clinic and medical student education. She went on to become a Master Clinical Teacher within the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and served in this role for 4 years. Her career then took her back to the UTHSC-Nashville/Ascension Saint Thomas program, where she now serves as the Associate Program Director. She spends all of her clinical time in the outpatient clinic, where she enjoys both graduate and undergraduate medical education and is a fellow of the ACP. Outside of medicine, she enjoys the outdoors and being active and has two sons who keep her busy.

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