Dr. Ali Farkhondehpour received his MD degree from Oregon Health & Science University and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of California San Diego. In addition, he served as a Chief Medical Resident prior to joining the Division of Hospital Medicine at UC San Diego in 2017.
As an academic hospitalist, Dr. Farkhondehpour has a specific interest in medical education. He serves as the co-site director for the third-year medical students internal medicine rotation at Hillcrest and is one of the faculty for the first- and second-year medical student point-of-care ultrasound course. Furthermore, he works closely with the residency program and serves as core faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Farkhondehpour is currently the director of the Hospital Medicine Pathway for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The pathway is a new educational curriculum that is designed to enhance the internal medicine residency experience with additional training for residents interested in a career in hospital medicine.
I am proud to be a part of UC San Diego Health Hospital Medicine because I have the privilege of working with physicians who provide outstanding care to their patients and who are invested in medical education.