About Us

The Department of Internal Medicine is the oldest and largest department in the University of Michigan Medical School. Within our 12 divisions are more than 800 dedicated faculty members and over 310 residents and fellows – all dedicated to advancing patient care, education, and research.

In 2016, Michigan Medicine and the Department of Internal Medicine continued to be recognized as leaders in the field. The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking of the U-M Medical School moved up to 9th in the nation among research-based medical schools. U-M also ranked highly among medical schools for primary care training, coming in at 5th. Four U-M specialties ranked in the top 10, including family medicine at 4th, internal medicine at 6th, geriatrics at 8th and women’s health at 9th. Our U-M Medical School graduates continue to be rated highly by the directors of residency programs across the country with the fourth highest score in the country from all residency directors and the third highest score from primary care residency directors.

Our Vision

To be the national standard of excellence for departments of Internal Medicine.

Our Mission

  • To enhance and preserve the lives of our patients by offering them the most advanced, comprehensive, and compassionate care.
  • To continually learn how to become better clinicians, researchers, and leaders and offer this knowledge to train healthcare professionals within our organization, our community, and around the globe.
  • To translate research, conducted at the highest scientific standards, into meaningful improvements in health outcomes.
  • To recruit a diverse medical team who believe in and will be dedicated to advancing our mission.
  • To be good stewards of all the resources which have been entrusted to us.