Dr. Alkire graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He then completed his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Ventura Family Medicine Residency where he served as chief resident and was honored with the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Award for Resident Teacher. He has completed a fellowship with advanced training in obstetrics, pediatrics and HIV medicine. He was a contributing author for the 2018 Current Practice Guidelines in Inpatient Medicine. He is working as a hospitalist on the resident teaching service at the Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura, California and for the inpatient and ICU services at the Santa Paula Hospital. He is now working as a Family Medicine Physician at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic.