The faculty of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics within the Department of Medicine strive to achieve visionary healthcare through our clinical practice and our innovative education and research programs. U.S. News and World Reports ranked our Northwestern Medicine® Geriatrics program #11 in the country. Our research programs are also nationally recognized, including work in vascular disease, quality improvement and safety, use of electronic health records, patient education, health communication, reducing disparities for historically underserved communities, and novel physician education methods. We have approximately 40 full time faculty members, dedicated to clinical practice, research and teaching in General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. The division houses a research portfolio of $12 million in annual grants. At Northwestern Medicine, the division’s full time faculty offer clinical service with approximately 55,000 annual patient visits and many are involved in inpatient management too. Our health system has 33 points of access with over 186 primary care physicians in the Chicago-land area and is growing. Projected visits for 2015 is 700,000 utilizing our integrated EPIC EMR linked to a robust established Enterprise Data Warehouse.
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