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Department of Medicine Chair’s Message

All internists are at heart a strange mix of both detective and engineer. We are attracted to Internal Medicine in the first place because we are detectives, we want to solve problems, and the problems we want to solve are what makes people sick, because it hurts us when someone suffers, when someone presents with a complex of symptoms that causes them pain. We cannot help ourselves, when faced with someone who is hurting we cannot help but respond, to investigate. “Why is this happening?” we ask ourselves, late at night, laying bed, why? Driving into work early in the morning, while it is still dark, tell me you have not done this; of course you have, you are in Internists. This drives you, it makes you crazy, the not knowing, not able to understand why. This is the heart of an Internist.

But there is another part to your heart, if you are an Internist. This is the part that, when you finally understand the reason for the suffering, you want to attack it, you want to fix it. Once you understand the reason for the problem, you and I cannot rest until it is fixed. Read More...

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Medicine Grand Rounds

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Medicine Grand Rounds

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Department of Medicine News

UF awarded $14.9 million Pentagon grant to study nonobstructive coronary heart disease in women

The Department of Defense has awarded a $14.9 million grant to the University of Florida to study a type of heart disease that disproportionately affects women, a growing segment of […]

Marilyn Arthur Memorial Lectureship

Marilyn Arthur Memorial Lectureship The Marilyn Arthur memorial lectureship was developed by her two children, David and Lori Arthur, in loving memory of their mother, Marilyn Arthur.  In 2014, Mrs. Marilyn […]

Congratulations to Dr. Zaidi on her successful Ph.D defense

Zareen Zaidi, MD was recently awarded a PhD degree in Medical Education from Maastricht University, Netherlands. Maastricht University belongs to the top PhD programs worldwide in medical education, and has […]

Dr. Ellen Zimmerman Selected as a Fellow in the 2017-2018 Class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women

Ellen Zimmerman, M.D., Professor Department of Medicine and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs has been selected as a Fellow in the 2017-2018 Class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership […]

Eric Rosenberg named associate chief medical officer

In May, Eric Rosenberg, M.D., MSPH, FACP, joined the hospital leadership team as associate chief medical officer for UF Health Shands. Rosenberg will report to the chief medical officer in […]

$2 million NIH grant to help UF researchers pursue multiple sclerosis vaccine

Many drug treatments for multiple sclerosis suppress the entire immune system, a big drawback that leaves patients susceptible to infection and cancer. Now two University of Florida researchers have been […]

2016-17 Consult Service of the Year Awardee – Kartik Cherabuddi, MD

Congratulations to Dr. Kartik Cherrabuddi for winning the 2016-17 Department of Medicine Consult Service of the Year for his work in Infectious Disease!

Faculty Teaching and Mentoring Awardees 2016-2017

Our greatest reward in academic health care is to see a young physician, extender or investigator discover the joy of medicine on their own, and see extrinsic motivation become intrinsic […]

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