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Department of Medicine

Advancing research and patient outcomes while training the next generation of leaders in internal medicine

The Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine consists of ten internal medicine specialty divisions. An accomplished team of physician educators trains highly skilled, compassionate generalists and specialists to be the future leaders in clinical practice, research and academia.
1900+ Faculty Statewide
10 Specialty Divisions
20 Active Research Centers
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The Department of Medicine values broad-based training of students, residents and postdoctoral candidates to fulfill local, state, national and international needs for health care providers in general and specialty fields of internal medicine.
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An interdisciplinary approach to science is emphasized within this department, as faculty and trainees are committed to the advancement of internal medicine practice through cutting-edge research and clinical trials to discover new, advanced therapies for patients and the field.
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Clinical Care

Faculty and students deliver high-quality patient-centered care to a diverse population in the areas of preventative and interventional care. Optimal patient outcomes are achieved through interdisciplinary efforts among faculty providers, clinical and support staff, and the patient.
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Our Core Mission

We are an inclusive academic community that provides exceptional care and service, conducts transformative research, and excels in education to advance health in Indiana and beyond.

Department of Medicine News

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New Co-Chairs Will Help Lead Department Groups

Dr. Francesca Duncan and Dr. Cynthia Brown will assist in leading two important Department of Medicine faculty groups. 

Hannah Calkins  |  Jul 01, 2022

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Join us for the Summer Series on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The Department of Medicine will host another summer of dynamic, compelling speakers on equity, diversity and inclusion.

Hannah Calkins  |  May 18, 2022

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Upcoming Events

17 Aug

Aug 17 4:00pm

Hidden in Plain Sight: Diagnosing Black and Brown Skin
Summer Series on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion


31 Aug

Aug 31 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Internal Medicine SIG Call-Out Meeting
Come learn more about IMSIG and how you can get involved!