Who We Are
The Department of Medicine at UC San Diego is a leading center for research, teaching and clinical care in internal medicine. From arthritis to respiratory disease, from hypertension to cancer, we are dedicated to translating laboratory discoveries into better ways to detect, treat, and prevent disease.
With nearly 470 full-time faculty members and over 100 academic researchers, the Department of Medicine is the largest of the distinguished departments in the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
Our internal medicine specialty training programs include 108 resident physicians, 83 ACGME fellows, and 131 postdoctoral research fellows.
The Department of Medicine is engaged in biomedical research programs with cost expenditures totaling $114.7 million in fiscal year 2015. | Our current interests and major projects
In National Institutes of Health research funding awards to internal medicine departments, the UC San Diego Department of Medicine is seventh in the nation.
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the UC San Diego School of Medicine faculty rank consistently in the top two in the nation in research funding per faculty member. | More about UC San Diego Health Sciences
The UC San Diego Department of Medicine is dedicated to clinical excellence through service, innovation and education.