Patient Care, Research, & Education

The Department of Medicine has a long-standing tradition of excellence in compassionate patient care, innovative research and distinguished education, founded on the twin principles of caring and investigation.

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All internists are at heart a strange mix of both detective and engineer. We are attracted to Internal Medicine in the first place because we are detectives, we want to solve problems, and the problems we want to solve are what makes people sick, because it hurts us when someone suffers, when someone presents with a complex of symptoms that causes them pain. We cannot help ourselves, when faced with someone who is hurting we cannot help but respond, to investigate. “Why is this happening?” we ask ourselves, late at night, laying bed, why? Driving into work early in the morning, while it is still dark, tell me you have not done this; of course you have, you are in Internists. This drives you, it makes you crazy, the not knowing, not able to understand why. This is the heart of an Internist.

But there is another part to your heart, if you are an Internist. This is the part that, when you finally understand the reason for the suffering, you want to attack it, you want to fix it. Once you understand the reason for the problem, you and I cannot rest until it is fixed. Read More...

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Medicine Grand Rounds - Calendar of Dates

Jul18

Medicine Grand Rounds

From 11:00am until 12:00pm

Jul25

Medicine Grand Rounds

From 11:00am until 12:00pm

Aug1

Medicine Grand Rounds

From 11:00am until 12:00pm

Department of Medicine News

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

University of Florida Health researchers explore the relationship between AATD and how it causes disease Approximately one in 2,500 individuals carry a genetic mutation known as Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, or […]

Physician Spotlight – Statish Chandrashekaran, MD, FACP, FCCP

Physician Spotlight – Statish Chandrashekaran, MD, FACP, FCCP

Physician Spotlight – Statish Chandrashekaran, MD, FACP, FCCP Satish Chandrashekaran, MD, FACP, FCCP is an assistant professor of medicine at UF College of Medicine’s division of pulmonary, critical care and […]

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UF researchers create algorithm that accurately predicts surgical complications

University of Florida researchers have developed a computer algorithm that is more accurate than a doctor when it comes to predicting surgical complications. Read the full story.

COM Celebration of Research

Celebration of Research

The UF Department of Medicine Celebration of Research took place on October 25, 2018. This event was an opportunity to collaborate and reflect on the quality of research conducted within the Department […]

Dr. Borna Mehrad, Chief, Pulmonary Medicine, College of Medicine meeting with patient and collegues.

UF Health joins Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network

University of Florida Health has been designated a member of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Care Center Network, making it one of just 60 medical centers nationwide with the highest level of expertise […]

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Chief Internal Medicine Resident Dr. Paul Skelton Inducted Into Prestigious Medical Honor Society

Alpha Omega Alpha, the prestigious national medical honor society, inducted faculty, residents and students from the UF College of Medicine as new members during a banquet held March 15 at […]

Gold Humanism Honor Society Student Inductees

UF Department of Medicine Faculty and Internal Medicine Residents Inducted Into The Gold Humanism Honor Society

The 18th annual Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society banquet and induction ceremony, held May 3 in the George T. Harrell, M.D., Medical Education Building, honored 26 medical […]