Notable & Newsworthy

New! State of the Division Address
For Dr. Wishwa Kapoor's 2015 State of the Division Address, click here.
Shea Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Shea Medical Center (General Internal Medicine Shadyside, University of Pittsburgh Physicians) of Pittsburgh, PA has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships.

Click here to read the NCQA press release.
UPMC Named One of America's Best Hospitals in US News & World Report

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has once again received national recognition as one of "America's Best Hospitals," by U.S. News & World Report's annual guide. In addition, UPMC is nationally ranked in 15 of the 16 medical specialties surveyed.

Division Fellows and Faculty Awards
The Division of General Internal Medicine is pleased to announce awards for clinician educators and fellows to support their projects. Download the instructions for more detail. Please direct any questions and applications to
ICRE Annual Report
We are very excited to share with you the 2011-2012 Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE) Report. We continue to strive for excellence in our education and training programs.

Welcome to the Division of General Internal Medicine

The Division of General Internal Medicine is the largest of 10 divisions within the Department of Medicine, and it is the most diverse in terms of activities related to patient care, teaching, research, and administration. The Division contributes greatly to the School of Medicine's mission to provide high-quality education, patient care, and research by providing exemplary clinical and educational activities and a variety of research programs... learn more


The Division's major research foci include studies of comparative effectiveness and quality, women's health, prevention, health care disparities, mental health services, cost-effectiveness, decision making, and substance abuse. The Division works in collaboration with RAND-University of Pittsburgh Health Institute (RUPHI) to implement various research endeavors through the following institutes, centers, and sections:... learn more

Education and Training Programs

The Division has created several centers and institutes that guide and prepare a future generation of investigators and physician scientists to be at the top of their fields. These resources aim to educate and train researchers and clinicians throughout medical school, residency, fellowships, and faculty appointments.:... learn more

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