Department of Internal Medicine
Since its establishment in 1848, the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan has been a leader in the advancement of patient care, education, and research. In 2018, the department continued to receive recognition as a standout in the field ranking #6 among Internal Medicine departments.
With more than 830 faculty and 310 residents and fellows distributed over 13 divisions, we are the largest clinical department within the U-M Medical School - caring for more than half of the patients who come to Michigan Medicine. In 2018, we had over 488,000 outpatient visits and more than 26,000 hospital discharges. Our research initiatives are leading the way to improve the lives of our patients. In 2018, the University of Michigan was the No. 1 public university in research spending in the United States, at $1.55 billion, and was awarded more than $200 million in research funding. Finally, we are ranked #6 by US News & World Report for internal medicine training. We provide medical students, residents, and fellows a rich learning environment to build a solid foundation of excellence for careers in clinical practice and research.