The Department of General Medicine has a long-standing tradition of excellence in patient care, education, and research.
We strive to provide effective medical education and high quality patient care guided by service, compassion, and evidence based medicine.
We are extensively involved in continuous quality improvement efforts, and it provides up-to-date evidence-based care for diverse patient populations from the surrounding communities.
Our faculty members serve as clinical role models for students and housestaff.
General Internal Medicine provides patients with primary care services. Our health care professionals coordinate overall care as well as treat specific medical conditions. They are experts in preventive medicine, health monitoring, testing and special treatment programs such as weight management and diabetes follow-up, and make referrals to specialists when needed. Depending on your needs, you may be seen by a doctor, nurse practitioner, nurse, psychologist or a clinical dietitian.
Our goals are to:
Provide a patient centered environment that focuses on chronic disease management and preventative medicine;
Be the leading Doctors/teachers in patient care and quality improvement for the next generation of physicians in classroom, in-patient, and ambulatory settings;
Cultivate an environment that nurtures and rewards lifelong learning, collaboration with our colleagues, and attainment of our maximum potential.
To focus on delivering high-quality and comprehensive care for the prevention of diseases, the management of chronic disorders, and the treatment of hospitalized patients.