Division of General Internal Medicine
The faculty of the Division of General Internal Medicine has extensive teaching and clinical responsibilities within the Department of Internal Medicine with an emphasis on primary care. The division includes 35 full-time faculty members. It also offers a VA Medical Center-based two year fellowship in general internal medicine that emphasizes research and training in medical informatics. Faculty members are based at University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Madsen Health Center, George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Intermountain Medical Center.
The Division of General Internal Medicine provides the following services:
- Primary care ambulatory medicine for adults from our outpatient clinicians
- Acute hospital care of adults from our hospitalist service
- Resident and student training
- Faculty development and education
- Quality improvement, patient safety, and best practices
- Palliative Care Service
- Women's health
- Thrombosis Service
The Division of General Internal Medicine offers inpatient and outpatient consultation for management of patients with common chronic diseases including coronary artery disease, asthma, dementia, cardiac arrhythmias, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, hyperlipidemia, anemia, hypertension, peptic ulcer disease, liver disease, renal disease, obstructive lung disease, thromboembolic disease, osteoarthritis, and thyroid disorders, to name a few.