About the Department of Medicine
The Department of Medicine at OHSU is comprised of a diverse group of faculty, staff, clinicians, educators, and learners. Our ten divisions are involved in education, research and patient care. We are located in various facilities at OHSU and the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center. We currently have 215 clinical faculty, 45 research faculty, more than 300 volunteer faculty, over 200 housestaff (residents, clinical and research fellows) and numerous staff.
We have 10 diverse divisions within the OHSU Department of Medicine:
- Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases
- Knight Cardiovascular Institute
- Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition
- General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, (Health Promotion and Sports Medicine)
- Hematology and Medical Oncology
- Hospital Medicine
- Infectious Diseases
- Nephrology and Hypertension
- Pulmonary and Critical Care, (Allergy and Clinical Immunology)
We have three major mandates: education, research and patient care.
The Department of Medicine is part of the OHSU School of Medicine. We have 215 clinical faculty, 45 research faculty, and more than 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.
We have numerous faculty, housestaff, and research staff conducting research on a variety of subjects.
Quality patient care continues to be a major focus at OHSU. As a teaching institution we strive for excellence in patient care while providing quality teaching experiences for our students and housestaff. We have dozens of general medicine and sub-specialty outpatient clinics and inpatient wards that serve countless patients every year.