Dr. Alyssa Tilly is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and the Palliative Care Program at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine. She is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics. She graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and then trained in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UNC. After serving as chief resident for Med-Peds, she completed fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at UNC. Dr. Tilly currently practices both adult and pediatric palliative medicine and serves as the Program Director of UNC’s Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship and as the Director of Palliative Care for the UNC Project-Malawi Cancer Program. In addition to her clinical work providing palliative care for adults and children with wonderful interdisciplinary teams, Dr. Tilly’s interests include mentorship and advising along with advancing global palliative medicine through research and education. Her research work is centered on global oncology palliative care for patients of all ages.