Internal Medicine Department | Ohio State College of Medicine

Voted “Among America’s Best” in Healthcare

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Department of Internal Medicine is the largest department in one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers and is comprised of 15 specialty divisions.

The department has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in multiple areas. While seven programs at OSUWMC were identified by this report, five of these programs are within internal medicine and are among the best in the country, including cancer, heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes and endocrine disorders and pulmonary and geriatrics. The department’s gastroenterology and geriatrics programs were also recognized as high performing.

The Internal Medicine Residency Training Program is one of 21 institutions recognized for innovation in training the next generation of internists. Our designation as an Educational Innovation Project places us in the top five percent of training programs in internal medicine. The focus of our educational innovation effort includes verifying competency, emphasizing team work in mastering skills, transition of care, linking educational and clinical quality improvement.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Internal Medicine is to improve the lives of people through innovation in research, education and patient care. Our vision is that in working as a team we will shape the future of medicine by creating, disseminating and applying new knowledge to meet the needs of each individual.

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Internal Medicine Residency Program



Welcome From the Program Director

UCF COM/HCA GME Consortium
Internal Medicine Residency Program


Our program is sponsored by the University of Central Florida College of Medicine/HCA GME Consortium. The University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF COM) is located in Lake Nona, the site of Orlando’s developing Medical City near the international airport. Medical City contains the College of Medicine, the new Orlando VA Medical Center buildings, Nemours Children’s Hospital and several research institutes including Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and the University of Florida Center for Aging. Healthcare Corporation of America’s Osceola Regional Medical Center is a large tertiary care hospital located 14 miles southwest of Lake Nona in Kissimmee, and is a major medical care provider in Osceola County, Florida. Osceola Regional documents over 87,000 Emergency visits annually, and 18,000+ annual admissions.

Our program is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the communities we serve. We are committed to providing a dynamic, engaging education offering exposure to a wide array of clinical and research opportunities. Our program offers a balance of proven traditional approaches and innovation woven throughout. We are dedicated to training outstanding physicians in an academic and collegial environment that features cutting edge medicine, exciting scholarly opportunities, and patient diversity.

Thank you for your interest in our program. We hope you have an opportunity to visit us. If we can provide any assistance in answering questions, please feel free to contact us at any time.


Abdo Asmar, MD, FACP

Vice Chairman, Graduate Medical Education

Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Department of Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Education

University of Central Florida, College of Medicine

Email: [email protected]


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Rheumatology | Internal Medicine | Michigan Medicine

U-M Rheumatology Division, Raymond Yung, MB, ChB

Raymond Yung, MB, ChB
Interim Chief, Division of Rheumatology

Faculty Spotlight - Ray Zuo, MD

The Division of Rheumatology is internationally recognized for excellence in the diagnosis and management of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, basic and clinical research, and training of rheumatology clinicians and students. It is also home to the Rackham Arthritis Research Unit, one of the oldest and best known Rheumatology units in the United States. The latest U.S. News & World Report ranks us at #12 in the nation.

The Division of Rheumatology treats musculoskeletal diseases and autoimmune conditions which includes a vast array of rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, vasculitis, autoimmune muscle diseases, Sjogren’s Syndrome, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, myositis, gout, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and many other types of musculoskeletal diseases. Our division has over 40 faculty members who provide inpatient and outpatient care for patients at the University of Michigan hospital and seven clinics located in Ann Arbor, Brighton, Northville, and Ypsilanti.

Our faculty members research interests in rheumatic diseases are diverse; all performing innovative and cutting-edge research with the common goals of understanding the causes of rheumatic disease and finding new prevention and treatment strategies. Our research programs include the Lupus Program and the Scleroderma Program. In addition, several of our faculty members conduct research through the Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center.

Our Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program aims to provide fellows the individual tools they need for success in their chosen career, with exceptional clinical and research training. The division places a high importance on educating both faculty and fellows with regularly scheduled conferences including weekly grand rounds, weekly core curriculum conference, and monthly journal club, clinical case conference, and research seminar.

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