Dr. Pompei is a general internist and geriatrician with 20 years of clinical experience. After graduating from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina. He then pursued a research fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Cornell University where he focused on measures of co-morbidity and predictors of mortality. He returned to the University of Chicago and served as Fellowship Director in Geriatric Medicine and studied delirium in hospitalized patients. In 1993, he joined the faculty at Stanford where his work has included: Director of the Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency, and quarter lead for the Practice of Medicine Course during the 2nd year. He is active in the work of the American Geriatrics Society’s efforts to infuse geriatric principles into the surgical disciplines, and he volunteers for AFS, an international program for high school student exchanges.