Dr. Ali Osman joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in July 2021. He was born in Oman and raised in both Sudan and Saudi Arabia. He graduated from Alsideeg High School in Saudi, Khamis Mushayt and moved to Sudan for medical school at Shendi University. During medical school, Dr. Osman served with a group of medical students as a volunteer in rural areas around the city of Shendi, which is about 120 miles north of Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. There, Dr. Osman spent a few months providing health education and treating patients. He graduated from the university in 2009 and then started a one-year internship in Sudan, where he rotated in internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, and OB/GYN.
Following the internship, Dr. Osman served as an ICU medical officer in a tertiary hospital in Khartoum for about eight months. He passed all the exams for membership in the U.K.’s Royal College of Physicians and practiced as an internal medicine resident in Saudi Arabia for about three years. During this time, Dr. Osman finished the USMLE exams and moved in 2016 to the U.S., where he was a research volunteer with a pulmonologist at Howard University. Dr. Osman started his medical residency in July 2017 at Creighton University in Nebraska. He joined as a 4th year chief resident in the same program. His clinical interests include general inpatient medicine, special interest in gastrointestinal diseases and teaching clinical rounds. In his free time, Dr. Osman enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer and lifting weights.