Editorial Contributor

Alpesh N. Amin, MD, MBA, FACP

General Internist

Professor, Medicine, School of Medicine
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs & Quality Assurance
Executive Director, Hospitalist Program Interim Chair, Medicine
University of California-Irvine School of Medicine 

Dr. Amin is Founder and Executive Director of the Hospitalist Program at the University of California–Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine; Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs & Quality Assurance with the Department of Medicine; and Professor and Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCI. He earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL, and later completed his internship, residency in internal medicine, and chief residency at UCI. He also earned his health care MBA at UCI.

During the course of his career, he has served as principal investigator, co-investigator, and faculty sponsor on clinical trials and research projects focusing on clinical topics such as VTE, pneumonia, and heart failure. He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Society of Hospital Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the Society of General Internal Medicine. He has authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles and is the co-editor/co-author of the Core Competencies in Hospital Medicine, published by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM).

His numerous awards and honors include the American College of Physicians Special Recognition Award; being named as one of “America’s Top Physicians” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America; the Orange County Physician of Excellence Award; and the ACP’s Top 10 Hospitalist Award.