Lisa J. Skinner, MD
Program Director Associate
Site Director IMS Resident Continuity Site
Clinical Professor, General Internal Medicine
Dr. Lisa Skinner is the Program Director of the internal medicine program and an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Originally from Missouri, Lisa lived in Chicago, New Jersey, and Alabama before finally settling in California. She obtained her undergraduate degree at UCLA and a Master’s in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Lisa then attended the Yale School of Medicine, where she earned her MD in 1999. She and her husband, Michael, couples matched at UCLA, and Michael has become a devoted Angeleno after having spent his childhood and early adulthood in the Northeast. In 2003, after a year as Chief Resident. Lisa became a hospitalist and Associate Program Director. She has spent the bulk of her clinical career practicing primary care at the Iris Cantor Women’s Health Center at UCLA and helped build the ambulatory continuity experience for the medicine residency. She teaches about women’s health, preventive medicine, clinical teaching, and the role of effective feedback for developing physicians. When she is not in the hospital, Dr. Skinner enjoys cooking, traveling, and exploring Los Angeles’ neighborhoods and restaurants with her family.