Internal Medicine

Welcome to the University of Michigan
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 2017, the department continued to receive recognition as a standout in the field ranking #6 among Internal Medicine departments. With more than 800 faculty and 310 residents and fellows distributed over 13 divisions, we are the largest clinical department within the U-M Medical School.

Patient Care

Our department cares for more than half of the patients who come to Michigan Medicine for both primary and specialty care. In 2016, we had nearly 450,000 outpatient visits and over 26,000 hospital discharges.


Our collaborative culture, state-of-the-art facilities and breadth of resources, gives our scientists the opportunity to take their leading research from bench to bedside. In 2016, our department was awarded more than $170 million dollars from federal, foundation, and industry sponsors and our faculty produced over 2,600 publications.

Education and Training

Ranked #6 by US News & World Report for internal medicine training, our department has high standards for education. 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. 


May 21, 2018

ACG Institute Announces 2018 Research Awardees

The American College of Gastroenterology awards Megan Adams, MD, JD, MSc, with the Junior Faculty Development Grant and Stacy Menees, MD, MS, with the Clinical Research Award.

May 15, 2018

How Signals Get Inside Cancer Cells and Spur Aggressive Growth

Sofia Merajver, MD, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, and Joel Yates, PhD, Research Specialist in Internal Medicine, are co-authors of a recent study that explains how a crucial cancer gene impacts cell signaling to drive cancer growth.