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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.

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.

Amy A Henning

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.

Matthew M Davis

Professor of Pediatrics (Advanced 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.

Phillip E Roemer

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Comprehensive care of adults, Occupational medicine

Eric W Boberg

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

patient needs assessment, web-based patient information and support

Cheryl L Wilkes

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Primary care internal medicine, Women's healthcare

Aashish K Didwania

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

Clinical interests are in General Internal Medicine/Primary Care, Community Health and Hospital Medicine. Research Interests are in Medical Education, Medical Decision Making, Simulation, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.

Diane B Wayne

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

I am interested in clinical skills assessment, standard setting and improving quality of care through medical education

James C Carr

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

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

Lenore F Soglin

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Primary care internal medicine, Women's healthcare, intimate partner violence

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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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Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs 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.