Ann Skelton, MD, is a native of Lewiston, Maine. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in philosophy and from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. After completing a residency at the Maine Medical Center – Mercy Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, she started her career with two complementary roles. She founded a practice in Family Medicine in Portland and worked half-time as a faculty member responsible for women’s health in the residency program.

Between 1995 and 2001, she served as Program Director for the residency. She garnered grant support for educational improvements, including a faculty development grant in informatics and an NIH grant to develop a curriculum for residents in Complementary and Alternative Medicine. She held the role of Assistant Chief of Family Medicine until 2001, when she was appointed Chief. She continues an active practice in full spectrum Family Medicine, including care of pregnant women, within the resident-faculty practice at the Family Medicine Center in Portland.