Department of Medicine

About Us
 

Dedicated to the future of care

The Department of Medicine provides residents with a thorough, broad-based education while giving patients individualized care through Feinberg-affiliated hospitals and care sites and conducting high-level basic and clinical research through our 12 specialized internal medicine divisions.

As with everything we do, whether at the bedside, in the classroom or in the laboratory, we are constantly striving for excellence.”

Douglas E. Vaughan, MD

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What We Do

Faculty Spotlight

Eun-Young Kim

Research Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

My research focuses on molecular evolutionary mechanisms of HIV/SIV/influenza in host defense, antiretroviral drug resistance and genetic variation in HIV, HIV susceptibility to HIV infection and disease progression, and how host genetics and immunity affects HIV/influenza infection and dynamics. Research includes next generation sequencing of HIV and host genes and transcriptome to pursue a detailed genetic interrogation of host and virus interactions and host genes that regulate HIV or influenza infection.

Lubna Choudhury

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

My research interest is in the relationship of clinical outcomes in Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with their cardiac imaging findings. My clinical interests include, the care of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, family history of sudden cardiac death, left ventricular hypertrophy, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease and preoperative cardiac evaluation.

Arvydas D Vanagunas

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Endoscopic ultrasound, Ulcer disease

Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

epidemiology of systemic lupus erythematosus, pregnancy and rheumatic diseases, osteoporosis, steroid-induced osteoporosis, clinical drug trials in lupus

Aarati D Didwania

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Medical Education

Cancer survivorship care focusing primarily on adult survivors of childhood cancers.

Tod S Chambers

Associate Professor of Medical Education and Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

the rhetoric of bioethics; bioethics theory; cross-cultural issues in clinical ethics

David B Neely

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Comprehensive care of adults, Medical care of the patient with hypertension, Patients with complex medical problems

Clara J Schroedl

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Medical Education

My clinic interests include general pulmonary disease, smoking related lung disease, and smoking cessation.