Alpesh N. Amin

Professor, Medicine
School of Medicine

Chair, Department of Medicine
School of Medicine

Executive Director, Hospitalist Program
School of Medicine

M.B.A., UCI, 2000, Health Care


M.D., Northwestern University, 1994


B.S., UCSD, 1989, Bio-Engineering

Phone: (714) 456-3785
Fax: (714) 456-7182
Email: anamin@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
UCIMC; 101 The City Drive South
Building 58, Room 110, ZC-4076H
Mail Code: 4076
Irvine, CA 92868

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Research
Interests
Medical Education, Curriculum Development, Hospital Medicine, Anticoagulation.
   
Academic
Distinctions
Master, American College of Physicians (ACP)
Senior Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
“America’s Top Physicians” by Consumers’ Research Council of America
   
Appointments Professor, UCI College of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine.
Associate Professor, UCI College of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine.
Assistant Professor, UCI College of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine.
Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident, UCI College of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine.
   
Available Technologies
Publications Alpesh N. Amin, Mary M. Owen, “Productive Interdisciplinary Team Relationships: The Hospitalist and The Case Manager,” Lippincott's Case Management: The Journal for Professional Practice 2006 May/June; 11(3):160-164
   
  Alpesh Amin, “A Hospitalist Initiated Inpatient Leadership Council to Improve Inpatient Operations,” Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2006 May; 1 (supplement 2): 33.
   
  A.N. Amin, “A Unique, Successful Ambulatory Internal Medicine Clerkship,” Journal of General Internal Medicine 2006 April; 21 (supplement 4):169
   
  Sylvia McKean, MD, Jason Stein, MD, Gregory Maynard, MD, Tina Budnitz, Alpesh Amin,MD Scott Johnson, Larry Wellikson, MD, “VTE Quality Improvement Resource Room,” Journal of Hospital Medicine 2006; Mar/Apr; 1(2):124-132
   
  Alpesh N. Amin, “Asthma”, in Pistoria M., Amin A., Dressler D., McKean S, Budnitz T. Core Competencies in Hospital Medicine, Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2006 Jan/Feb; 1 (supplement 1):8-9.
   
  Sylvia C.W. McKean, MD, Tina L Budnitz, MPH, Daniel D. Dressler, MD, MSc, Alpesh N. Amin, MD, Michael J. Pistoria, DO, “How to Use the Core Competencies in Hospital Medicine: A Framework for Curriculum Development,” Journal of Hospital Medicine 2006 Jan/Feb;1(1):57-67
   
  Daniel D. Dressler, MD, MSc; Micheal J. Pistoria, DO; Tina L. Budnitz, MPH; Sylvia C.W. McKean, MD; Alpesh N. Amin, MD, MBA, “The Core Competencies In Hospital Medicine: Development and Methodology,” Journal of Hospital Medicine 2006 Jan/Feb;1(1):48-56
   
  Sumant R. Ranji, David J. Rosenman, Alpesh N. Amin, Sunil Kripalani, “Hospital Medicine Fellowships: Works in Progress,” American Journal of Medicine 2006 Jan;119(1):72.e1-72.e7
   
  Linda Mottow Lippa, John Boker, Alexander Duke, Alpesh Amin, “A Novel Three Year Longitudinal Pilot Study of Medical Students’ Acquisition and Retention of Screening Eye Exam Skills,” Ophthalmology 2006 Jan;113(1):133-9. Epub 2005 Nov 28.
   
  Thomas G. Slama, Alpesh Amin, Stephen A. Brunton, Thomas M. File, Gary Milkovich, Keith A. Rodvold, Daniel F. Sahm, Joseph Varon, David Weiland, for the Council for Appropriate and Rational Antibiotic Therapy (CARAT), “A clinician’s guide to the appropriate and accurate use of antibiotic: the Council for Appropriate and Rational Antibiotic Therapy (CARAT) criteria,” American Journal of Medicine 2005;118(7A): 1S-6S
   
  David J. Likosky, Alpesh N. Amin, “Who will care for our hospitalized patients?,” Stroke 2005;36(6):1113-1114
   
  Alpesh N. Amin, “The Role of Hospitalists in the Management of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure,” Am Heart Hosp J. 2005;3:111-117
   
  Alpesh N. Amin, Lloyd Rucker. “An Innovative Advanced Patient Doctor Course For Medical Students,” Medical Education 2005;39:518-519
   
  Alpesh N. Amin, “A Four-Year Business of Medicine Curriculum for Medical Students,” Medical Education 2005;39:510-511
   
  Edith A. Nutescu, Nancy L. Shapiro, Aimee Chevalier, Alpesh N. Amin, “A Pharmacologic Overview of Current and Emerging Anticoagulants,” Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 2005,72(1):S2-S6
   
  Alpesh Amin, Jane Mihelic, Tina Budnitz, “A State of the Art Report on Hospital Medicine Education,” The Hospitalist 2005, 9(1); 37-39
   
  Todd Semla, Alpesh Amin, “Caring for the Hospitalized Elderly: Current Best Practice and New Horizons - Polypharmacy and the Hospitalist,” The Hospitalist 2004; 18-20
   
  Paul I. Simmons, Alpesh N. Amin, Jeffrey J. Glasheen, “It’s all fun and games until somebody goes septic: What today’s hospitalist needs to know,” The Hospitalist 2004;8(6):30-33
   
  Alpesh Amin, Anne Borik, David Feinbloom, Susan Krekun, Joseph Li, Mary Pak, Daniel Rauch. “Recommendation for the management of community and hospital acquired pneumonia – the hospitalist perspective,” Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine,
2004,10(1);S23-S27
   
  Alpesh N. Amin. “Identifying Strategies To Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs – A Role For the Hospitalist,” Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 2004,10(1); S19-S22
   
  Alpesh Amin, Joel Diamant, Lorenzo DiFrancesco, David Feinbloom, Thomas J. Ferro, Paul Holtom, Joseph Li, Mary Pak, Daniel Rauch, Michael Rovzar, Gregory B. Seymann, “Hosptialist Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia: Consensus Statement,” Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2004;12(2): S17- S24
   
  Alpesh Amin, Joel Diamant, Lorenzo DiFrancesco, David Feinbloom, Thomas J. Ferro, Paul Holtom, Joseph Li, Mary Pak, Daniel Rauch, Michael Rovzar, Gregory B. Seymann, “Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia: A Hospitalist Perspective,” Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2004;12(2): S1-16
   
  Alpesh Amin, “Value of Hospital Medicine in the Inpatient Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP),” Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2004;12(2): S3-5
   
  Alpesh N. Amin, Amir Ansari, Marc B Blatt, Anne Borik, David Feinbloom, Susan Krekun,
Joseph Li, Mary H Pak, Sandhya Rao, Daniel A Rauch, “In-hospital Initiation of Lipid-
Lowering Therapy – the Role of the Hospitalist,” Critical Pathways in Cardiology,
2004;3(3): S17-19
   
  Alpesh N. Amin, “The Hospitalist Model of Care – A Positive Influence on Efficiency,
Quality of Care, and Outcomes,” Critical Pathways in Cardiology, 2004;3(3): S5-7
   
  Todd Semla, Alpesh Amin, “Polypharmacy and the Hospitalist,” The Hospitalist
2004;8(1):25-27
   
  Solomon Liao, Alpesh Amin, Lloyd Rucker. “An Innovative, Longitudinal Program to Teach
Residents about End-of-Life Care,” Academic Medicine 2004; 79: 752-757
   
  Alpesh N. Amin, Lloyd Rucker. “A Systems-Based Practice Curriculum for Second Year Internal Medicine Residents Based on Continuous Quality Improvement,” Medical Education 2004; 38: 568-9
   
  Alpesh Amin. “A Successful Hospitalist Rotation for Senior Residents,” Medical Education 2003;37:1042
   
  Mark P. Okamoto, Debra L. Kawaguchi, Alpesh N. Amin. ”Evaluation of the “Propofol Infusion Syndrome” in pediatric intensive care: Weighing the evidence,” American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists 2003; 60:2007-14
   
  Preetha Basaviah, Alpesh Amin. “Structuring Residency and Fellowship Curricula in Hospital Medicine: Looking Back and Planning Ahead,” The Hospitalist 2002;6(5):9-15
   
  Alpesh Amin, Lloyd Rucker. “Through the Patient’s Eyes,” Medical Education 2002;36:1104-5
   
  Liao SS, Amin AN. “Successful implementation of a longitudinal home hospice rotation for internal medicine residents.” Journal of Palliative Medicine 2002;5(4):597-98
   
  Alpesh N. Amin, Lloyd Rucker. “A Curriculum Based on Patient Directed Subspecialty Rounds.” Medical Education 2001;35:1090
   
  Liao SS and Amin AN. “Successful Piloting Of a Longitudinal Home Hospice Rotation For Internal Medicine Residents,” Journal of Palliative Medicine 2001;4(4):545
   
  Solomon Liao, Alpesh Amin, Lloyd Rucker. “A Longitudinal Home Hospice Rotation for Internal Medicine Residents,” Academic Medicine 2001;76(5):518
   
Professional
Societies
Member, The American College of Physicians
California Medical Association
Orange County Medical Association
National Association of Inpatient Physicians
American Medical Association
Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine
Pharmacy & Therapeutics Society
   
Other Experience
   
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Last updated 05/21/2012