Alpesh Amin, MD photoAlpesh Amin, MD, MBA, FACP – Chair
Associate Professor of Medicine
Executive Director, Hospitalist Program
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, California

Dr. Alpesh Amin is Associate Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. He is founder and Executive Director of the Hospitalist Program at the UCI Medical Center in Orange, California, where he is also Medical Director of the Anticoagulation Clinic.

Dr. Amin received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He completed his internship and residency at UCI, where he was Chief Resident in internal medicine. Dr. Amin also received an MBA in health care from UCI. He is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Amin is considered a national thought leader in community-acquired pneumonia and is an active proponent of the hospitalist movement. He has published on hospital medicine, medical education, and on infectious diseases from the perspective of the hospitalist. Dr. Amin is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and belongs to several professional societies, including the American Medical Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine. He currently serves as Chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine's Education Committee.

Dr. Alpesh Amin has received honoraria for speaking from Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical.