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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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“We embrace the importance of quality of life – a sense of satisfaction, meaningful activity, and the ability to express values and enjoy relationships – as an integral component of health care for older adults.”

– Lee Lindquist, MD

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What We Do

Faculty: Meet the Team

View individual profiles of our faculty members and learn about their research and clinical specialties.

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James C Carr

Professor of Radiology (Vascular and Interventional Radiology), McCormick School of Engineering, Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Radiology (Cardiovascular Imaging)

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

Cheryl L Wilkes

Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Primary care internal medicine, Women's healthcare

Marianne M Green

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

Clinically I am interested in the primary care of adults with acute and chronic illness. I value shared decision making with my patients and my role as care coordinator for patients with complex illnesses who see multiple providers. Academically I am interested in competency assessment for both undergraduate medical students and practicing physicians.

Matthew M Davis

Professor of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care), Medical Social Sciences, Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine

I am general pediatrician/internist with deep interest and multifaceted activities in population-centered, timely health services and policy research within the context of community needs. I also have strong interests in interdisciplinary research that stretches over the lifecourse, and translational research that connects medical advances with community impact. My central areas of methods expertise are survey research and policy-focused analyses of health services data, and my areas of subject matter expertise include vaccines and health insurance.

John D Nicolas

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

Prevention, health and wellness promotion, and the management of acute and chronic illnesses.

Mita S Goel

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Dr. Sanghavi Goel has been on faculty at Northwestern since 2004, following her Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and her Fellowship in General Medicine at the combined Harvard General Medicine Program.

Kristi Alicia Tough DeSapri

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Obstetrics and Gynecology

As a specialized Women's Health Internist my interests include: Perimenopause, menopause and hormonal therapy; Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and osteopenia; Contraceptive counseling, Office based gynecologic procedures (colposcopy, IUD, biopsy), preventative medicine and women's cardiovascular health.

Audrey M Tatar

Clinical Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Adult primary care, adolescent to geriatric, with a strong emphasis on prevention.

Joseph M Feinglass

Research Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine

Joe Feinglass, PhD is a Research Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Feinglass is a health services researcher with a degree in Public Policy Analysis. He has over 25 years of experience in health policy, quality improvement, health disparities, medical informatics, patient safety, and social epidemiology research with over 200 peer reviewed publications.

Toshiko L Uchida

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

Dr. Uchida is experienced at caring for patients with complex medical illnesses. She practices evidence-based medicine which includes treating each patient as a unique individual. She also focuses on health promotion and the care of the whole person.

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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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Giving

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Mary Pat Mauro

We invite your philanthropic partnership in helping us achieve our research and teaching missions each day.

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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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