Internal Medicine Overview

A personal physician who provides long-term comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and digestive, respiratory, and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.

The American Board of Medical Specialties. Guide to Physician Specialties. Evanston, IL: American Board of Medical Specialties; February 2008.

Internal Medicine Faculty Advisors

Dr. Jayaram Chandrasekar
Dr. Chris Daum
Dr. Ilho Kang
Dr. Andrew Wright

Internal Medicine Interest Group 2021-2022

President:  Ashley Feldkamp

Vice President:  Bowon Joung

Secretary:  Katie Choi

Treasurer:  Alexandra Lee

MS4 representative:  Andrew Krause

MS3 representative: Mathew Shedd

MS2 representative:  Verena Tadros 


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Infectious Disease Faculty Advisor

Michael Ing

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