Section of General Internal Medicine

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Section Highlights

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  • Faculty are recognized at the local, regional, national, and global levels for clinical innovations, service activities, and educational programming. 
  • The section has been recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement as an Age-Friendly Health System
  • Educational leaders serving in roles including School of Medicine Associate and Assistant Deans and Course Directors as well as Associate Program Directors for BCM’s internal medicine residency program. 
  • Faculty faculty have served on the front lines during the pandemic in both ambulatory care testing centers, vaccination efforts, and inpatient COVID units and have led inter-disciplinary COVID teams at each affiliate.
  • Several award winning teaching faculty who impact every medical student and internal medicine resident at Baylor.
  • Innovative investigators studying diverse topics ranging from telehealth interventions in diabetes care to diagnostic errors.
  • Co-director for the Narrative Medicine Program and AAMC funded Tinctures of the Arts: Measuring the Effect of Medical Humanities Activities on Empathy, Burnout, and Communication in Students and Other Learners
  • Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Women’s Health Center serves 12,000 women veterans in the Houston area with multi-disciplinary comprehensive health services.
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Chief's Message

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View a message from Section of General Internal Medicine Chief, Joslyn Fisher, M.D., M.P.H.

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Education

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Education is one of the key activities of the section. Clinical supervision of residents and students occurs at the primary clinical locations.

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Research

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Section members have been recognized nationally for their research/scholarly activity. Research activities in the area of general internal medicine also occur in other closely affiliated sections.

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Healthcare

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General Internal Medicine is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common adult medical problems, with an emphasis on caring for the whole patient.

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Interested in a job opportunity with our section as a hospitalist, nocturnist or in primary care? Submit your application today on our job site.  Applications are received on a rolling basis and you can select the role and site you are interested in working in.

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In the News

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Dr. Sobia Khan was recognized by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce.