The department of Medicine aims to- deliver outstanding medical research to educate the next generation of leaders in medicine, apply the benefits of discovery to improve public health which build a strong and supportive academic community. Our mission is to provide state of the art health care that is of the highest possible quality, is compassionate, comprehensive and easily accessible to patients and is also responsive to referring physicians. We create an enriched and supportive environment where each member of the department enjoys the opportunities to achieve maximal success, productivity and efficiency. We educate and train thoughtful professionals who approach patient care and research in a critical and scholarly fashion. The department of Medicine supports numerous programs in its three-pronged mission of education, research and clinical care. We will train medical students in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties, with emphasis on the care of patients and on clinical investigation. The Department is recognized for its high standards of clinical care, as well as its grounding in the humanities. We welcome your exploration of our web site, which represents who we are, what we do, and what we hold.