Alan J. Hunter, MD, FACP

Alan Hunter, MDProfessor of Medicine
Head of Division of Hospital Medicine
Director of Medicine Hospitalist Services
Associate Residency Program Director
Medicine Teaching Service


MD: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock AR, 1991
BA: University of Michigan, Economics, Ann Arbor, MI, 1982


Chief Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 1995
Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1994
Internship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock AR, 1992

Research Interests:

Residency Education
Student Education
Mentorship/Faculty Development
Case Reports
Medical History

Clinical Interests:

Hospital Medicine
History of Medicine

Representative Publications (Non-Education):

  1. 2012 Miyashita J, Shimada T, Hunter A, Kamiya T. The impact of hyponatremia and the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis in elderly patients with aspiration pneumonia: a retrospective study. J Hosp Med. Accepted March 7, 2012, (Publication date pending).
  2. 2012 Halvorson SAC, Ricker, M, Barker A, Sukumar M, Harrison, R, Patton P, Hunter A. 'Thoracic endometriosis unmasked by ovarian hyperstimulation for in vitro fertilization'. Accepted Nov 23, 2011; Publication Date Pending (J Gen Intern Med).
  3. 2011 Halvorson SAC, Cedfeldt AS, Hunter AJ. Fulminant, Non-Antibiotic Associated Clostridium difficile Colitis Following Salmonella Gastroenteritis. J Gen Intern Med 2011; 26(1):95–7.
  4. 2008 Lo J, Lo J, Hunter AJ, “String of Pearls”. (Image & Vignette). J Hospital Medicine 2008;3(3):272-273.
  5. 2007 Lo JO, Harrison RA, Hunter AJ; Syphilitic Hepatitis Resulting In Fulminant Hepatic Failure Requiring Liver Transplantation. J Infection 2007;54(3):e115-17.
  6. 2007 Harrison RA, Vu T, Hunter AJ; Wernicke's Encephalopathy in a Patient with Schizophrenia. J Gen Intern Med. 2006;21(12):C8-C11.

Representative Publications (Education):

  1. 2011 Harrison R, Hunter AJ, Sharpe B, Auerbach AD. Survey of U.S academic hospitalist leaders about mentorship and academic activities in hospitalist groups. J Hosp Med. Accepted for publication Apr 2010. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:5–9. (Lead paper; with linked Editorial by Wiese & Centor; Interviewed & quoted in SHM The Hospitalist, Jan 19, 2011).
  2. 2009 Smith MEB, Desai SS, Allen ES, Saha S, Hunter AJ. Impact of Shorter Inpatient Faculty Teaching. Rotations on Resident Learning Experience. The American Journal of Medicine, 2009;122(1): 96-100.
  3. 2008 Eckstrom E, Desai SS, Hunter AJ, Allen ES, Tanner CE, Lucas LM, Joseph CL, Ririe MR, Doak MN, Humphrey LL, Bowen JL., Aiming to Improve Care of Older Adults: An Innovative Faculty Development Workshop. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jul;23(7):1053-6.
  4. 2006 Haney EM, Nicolaidis C, Hunter A, Chan BKS, Cooney TG, Bowen JL; Relationship Between Resident Workload and Self-perceived Learning on Inpatient Medicine Wards: A Longitudinal Study. BMC Medical Education. 2006, 6:35 (06 Jul 2006) May 2006.
  5. 2004 Hunter AJ, Desai SS, Harrison RA, Chan BCK; Medical Student Evaluation of the Quality of Hospitalist and Non-Hospitalist Teaching Faculty on Inpatient Medicine Rotations. Academic Medicine. 79 (1):78-82, 2004.

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