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The Department of Medicine has 120 faculty members and 148 volunteer faculty representing general internal medicine and all internal medicine subspecialties. The chairman of the department since November 2019 is G. Nicholas Verne, MD.

The department has a long history of excellence in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. The department has also achieved national and international recognition for its clinical and basic science research activities. These endeavors range from the pathogenesis of connective tissue disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic fever to more clinically oriented problems such as hypertension, lipid disorders, health maintenance and prevention and clinical oncology trials. Residents have the opportunity to participate in the on-going research projects during research electives.

Oct 10, 2022