The Ohio State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Naeem Ali, MD, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, to medical director of University Hospital, effective June 1.
As medical director of University Hospital, Dr. Ali will be responsible for the oversight and supervision of patient care within University Hospital, including the inpatient units, observation units, surgical/procedural areas and the Emergency Department. He will collaborate with the chief medical officer and clinical department/division leadership on the selection, oversight and evaluation of medical directors for individual clinical units, services and product lines within University Hospital. In addition, Dr. Ali will work closely with the medical leadership of other OSU Wexner Medical Center hospitals and ambulatory sites to share resources, expertise and jointly implement new initiatives across the institution.
Dr. Ali joined the faculty of the Wexner Medical Center in 2003 as assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. In 2004, he became associate medical director of the Medical ICU and advanced to Medical ICU medical director in 2007. He was promoted to associate professor in 2012.
Dr. Ali received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1996 and completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Ohio State, serving as chief resident for the Department of Internal Medicine during the 2000-2001 academic year. In 2013, he received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Medicine, and Ohio State’s Med I/II Integrated Pathway Program Faculty Recognition Award in 2011.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ali on his new leadership role.