Internal Medicine

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. 

With more than 830 faculty and 310 residents and fellows distributed over 13 divisions, we are the largest clinical department within the U-M Medical School - caring for more than half of the patients who come to Michigan Medicine. 

In FY 2020, the Department of Internal Medicine:

  • had 490,147 outpatient office visits and over 23,500 hospital admissions.
  • competed for and obtained $216 million in research support and published more than 2,300 research publications.
  • ranked #7 by US News & World Report for internal medicine training. 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. 

Welcome From Our Chair

John M. Carethers, MD

John M. Carethers, MD, MACP

It is a great privilege to serve as Chairman. Our department is the largest clinical department within the University of Michigan Medical School. We continued to hold our own in the national rankings and to grow, evolve and innovate to meet the ever-changing needs of health care. I invite you to explore our website to learn more about the exciting work we are doing. Read more.