Women in Medicine Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Alison Moore
Dr. Moore is a nationally recognized woman physician, scientist and educator in the field of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. As chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology in the UCSD Department of Medicine, she leads the division’s efforts to establish excellence in clinical care, education, research, and community engagement. As a professor, Dr. Moore also lectures to students, residents, fellows and faculty on topics in aging including substance use, HIV and age-friendly health-systems. She is an excellent role model for all, especially young women physicians!
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Moore was the chief-at-large of the Division of Geriatrics at UCLA Health and a professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
She completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at the UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and a residency in internal medicine at Brown Alpert Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Moore earned her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and obtained a master’s degree in public health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine, and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and of the American Geriatrics Society (AGSF) where she is a member of the Board of Directors.
UC San Diego Internal Medicine Residency Program Diversity Efforts Featured in American Heart Association News
The residency program's Director of Diversity in Medicine Dr. Luis Castellanos has been featured in an article written by the American Heart Association highlighting our efforts to recruit diverse physicians into the program. You can read the article
Dr. Reema Patel
Class of 2020
Hometown: Granada Hills, CA
About me: Prior to coming to UCSD, I went to USC for undergrad and medical school. I have two siblings, an older sister and a younger brother. I love Mexican food. I'm an avid board game player, with my current favorites being Settlers of Catan and Monopoly Deal. Besides caring for patients, you'll see me tuning in to the latest season of The Real Housewives.
Why I Chose UCSD: I chose UCSD because of its strong reputation, diverse population, and supportive community of faculty and residents.
Favorite Place in San Diego: Torrey Pines Beach
Favorite UCSD Memory:
The residency winter holiday party
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