The Department of Medicine is part of the OHSU School of Medicine. We have 215 clinical faculty, 45 research faculty, and over 300 volunteer faculty as teachers and mentors for over 200 housestaff and 450 students. The Department of Medicine Faculty provide a significant amount of the teaching in the student curriculum and most of the teaching for DOM housestaff.
Approximately 120 3rd year and 120 4th year medical students rotate on the various teaching services in the Department of Medicine.
The 3rd year students complete their Medicine Clerkship rotation at OHSU, the Portland VA Medical Center and various community teaching sites.
The 4th year students rotate through the Medicine Wards as Sub-Interns, on the various ICU/CCU Units, and on electives in the various Medicine Sub-Specialties. Visiting students are also welcome to apply for a rotation on a Medicine Sub-Specialty service.
Internal Medicine Residents
The Internal Medicine Residency Program offers a categorical three year resident training program in Internal Medicine with an optional primary care elective track. Residents rotate through the OHSU Hospital and Clinics, the adjacent Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and various community sites. We currently have 30 positions in each PGY level (PGY-1 through PGY-3).
The Department of Medicine offers several post-graduate fellowships in a variety of Sub-Specialties. We currently have approximately 90 clinical and 20 research fellows.