The Department of Internal Medicine is home to more than 130 basic, translational, and clinical research faculty members. Spread across 13 divisions, our research community successfully competes for funding from national agencies, foundations, and industry sponsored projects. Our scientists are dedicated to identifying and implementing real solutions to redefine how we practice medicine. We understand that great science can dramatically transform the lives of our patients here in Michigan and beyond.      

By the Numbers

In 2022, the University of Michigan was awarded $1.72 billion in research funding. Of this, the Department of Internal Medicine was responsible for $269.2 million. In addition, the department published more than 3,946+ research publications.

Research Rounds

The Department of Internal Medicine Research Rounds is a disease-focused discovery science series created to promote disease-based multidisciplinary investigative units focused on enhancing impact. This quarterly conference is a thematic mini symposium with an open discussion for faculty and staff.

Research Symposium

The Department of Internal Medicine Annual Research Symposium showcases the research projects completed by our residents and provides an opportunity for fellows and students, as well as faculty, to present their work and interact with department members. A focal event of the symposium is Grand Rounds delivered by an invited outstanding physician scientist.

Michigan Research Experts

Michigan Research Experts is a searchable database of research expertise across the University of Michigan, developed by the Medical School Office of Research and custom-tailored for our research community to foster collaboration on campus and around the world.