Division of GIM mission statement

  • Provide excellent clinical care and service to patients
  • Be innovative medical teachers with expertise in teaching Internal medicine in diverse and challenging environments
  • Promote a vital scholarly environment that encourages professional development and scholarship in general medicine and medical education
  • Be advocates of the health and vitality of the communities we serve


OHSU GIM and Central City Concern

OHSU and Central City Concern (CCC) have joined together to form an innovative "social medicine" partnership that places OHSU Internal Medicine resident physicians in safety net clinics where they are trained by OHSU General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics faculty and CCC staff to meet the medical needs of people who are homeless or recovering from addictions.

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The OHSU Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics has an active research program focused on improving the health and healthcare of primary care patients and vulnerable populations.  Over 20 division faculty are actively engaged in research in the topics listed below and others.

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Division of GIM and geriatrics research topics

  • Chronic Pain
  • Disability and Health
  • End of Life Care
  • Evidence Synthesis and Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Health Information Technology
  • Health System Redesign
  • Healthcare Quality and Safety
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Medical Education
  • Mental Health in Primary Care
  • Osteoporosis
  • Preventive Health
  • Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
  • Substance Abuse
  • Violence and Abuses
  • Women's Health