School of Medicine

Internal Medicine

About us


The University of Utah Department of Internal Medicine advances health through excellence in each of our core domains: education, patient care and discovery, through inspiring engaged faculty, encouraging innovative thinking, and building collaborative partnerships.


12 Unique Divisions

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Epidemiology
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Oncology
  • Pulmonary
  • Rheumatology

1,600+ People

  • 371 Faculty
  • 247 Adjunct and Visiting Faculty
  • 222 Residents and Fellows
  • 146 Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • 690 Support Staff

Quick Facts

  • University of Utah Health Care was rated #1 in Quality in the Nation in 2016, and in the top 10 nationally for the last seven years.
  • For more than 75 years the Department of Internal Medicine has a rich history of providing excellent care, quality research, and valuable education in Utah.
  • Our skilled clinicians practice in dozens of clinics, providing quality care to patients across the Wasatch Front and Intermountain West. 25% of our providers rank in the top 1% nationally of all providers for exceptional patient care experience.*
  • We have a strong research focus and are ranked 29th for NIH Funding.**
  • Residents graduate this program prepared to practice medicine. In 2016, 100% of graduates passed their qualifying board exams.
  • The department is an important player in academics, providing 26% of Teaching, 21% of Faculty, 22% of Residents, and 41% of Fellows within the School of Medicine.
  • We are a collaborative department, with strong partnerships among divisions, across departments, and with the VA Hospital and Huntsman Cancer Institute.
  • Largest department on campus, …..