Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
The Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics is a division within the Department of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The Division is comprised of two sections; one at OHSU and one at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The two sections often collaborate on teaching and training activities, research and clinical care. The Division is home to a group of outstanding physicians, nurse practitioners, researchers and educators who are dedicated to serving the people of Oregon by providing excellent clinical care, and serving the region and the nation through research and education. It is an exciting time to be involved in primary care, with innovative educational models and health care reform initiatives that are transforming how care is delivered.
The Division has 42 full time and 12 part time faculty members, and 185 volunteer clinical faculty located throughout the region. Dr. Katherine Bensching is Interim Division Head and Dr. Elizabeth Allen, MD is Section Chief at the Portland VAMC.