Alon Unger, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He went to medical school at UCSF and completed dual residencies in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UCLA. He also completed a Masters in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and he has worked in various settings including South Africa, Uganda, Thailand and Brazil. He recently completed one year of service to Doctors without Borders in Myanmar as the HIV advisor to a large treatment program.
Currently, Alon attends on the inpatient medicine service supervising residents and medical students, and also works part-time at the San Francisco General Hospital. He has a long-standing interest in global health, and he has been involved in research and service projects in both communicable and non-communicable diseases in slum settings.