Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medicine

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

About Us

“We provide care for acute medical problems and chronic diseases, and we have nationally recognized programs to provide the preventive care people need to stay healthy.”

– Jeffrey Linder, MD

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What We Do

Faculty: Meet the Team

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Amy A Henning, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

I am interested in general internal medicine and dealing with complex medical problems in patients throughout their lifetime. I enjoy forming relationships with my patients to fully understand an individual patients needs in order to optimize medical and/or behavioral therapy for that patient.

Evan H Ng, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Primary care, LGBT health, men's health, travel medicine

James C Carr, MD

Professor of Radiology, McCormick School of Engineering and Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), Coronary CT angiography, Cardiac CT, CT angiography, Vascular and interventional radiology

Robert A Freilich, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

preventive medicine, hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol

Nancy C Dolan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Cancer prevention and screening, Primary care internal medicine, Women's healthcare

Jeffrey A Linder, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Jeffrey A. Linder, MD, MPH, FACP is a general internist and primary care clinician-investigator. Dr. Linder is the Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine and the Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Linder received his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine, did a Fellowship in General Medicine and Primary Care at Massachusetts General Hospital, and has a Masters of Public Health degree from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

Steven M Belknap, MD

Research Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

I am interested in computational medicine and specifically pharmacoalgorithmics, informally defined as "the study of what the drug prescription does to the patient." Drug therapy is more than just drugs, it includes the instructions for safely and effectively using the drugs and the resources to support those instructions (e.g., nurses, pharmacists, physicians, infusion pumps, and drug concentration measurements). A prescription is a health-care program implemented by a physician or other qualified practitioner in the form of instructions that govern the plan of care for an individual patient...

Elizabeth G Apolonio, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Primary Care, Clinical Director, Resident and Medical Student Education

Linda L Emanuel, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

High Impact Education Dissemination; Palliative and End-of-life Care Research; Geriatrics and Aging Research; Patient Safety; Family Caregiver Education; Economic Resilience for Caregivers

Kevin E Hunt, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Hypertension research. Wellness behavior interest Working in Uganda, Africa

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Diversity and Inclusion

The department works toward an environment of inclusion and support through the Diversity and Cultural Affairs Council and through several dedicated events and initiatives.

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Housestaff Research Portal

Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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You can contact MaryPat Mauro for more information on supporting the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at 312-503-1090 or marypat.mauro@northwestern.edu.

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