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  • Welcome to the Department of Internal Medicine

    Welcome to the Department of Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine! As with many great medical schools, the Department of Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine is the largest and most complex department consisting of General Internal Medicine and ten divisions. These divisions include Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology, Nephrology, Endocrinology,Pulmonary, Geriatrics, Infectious Disease, Neurology, and Gastroenterology. We are committed to providing exceptional patient care and service.

    The Department of Medicine provides residents and medical students with innovative curriculum to address the most complex of disease states. Our residents receive outstanding teaching and direction from nationally and internationally recognized physicians in hospitals, clinics and private settings. We are actively engaged in providing top-notch primary care to patients in the Atlanta Metropolitan area and sub-specialty care to those in Georgia.

    The Department of Medicine is a national leader in research. Through translational research, we strive to connect patient care and research. Our affiliations with Grady Memorial Hospital, South Fulton Hospital and Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System, provides us an excellent canvas to continuously excel in various areas of research.

    To learn more about the Department of Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine, please take a moment to navigate through our website.

    Atlanta has been highly rated as both a great place to live and work. The Department of Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine is always looking for qualified physicians to join our distinguished faculty team. To learn more about our Residency Program and faculty opportunities please contact Yulonda Christie, Residency Manager at (404) 756-1325 or Tammara Warren, Senior Administrator at (404) 756-1320 or the Section Chief of the interested area of expertise.

    Myra E. Rose, MD
    Program Director and Chair of Medicine


    The Morehouse School of Medicine is a four-year medical school with graduate training programs in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Public Health and Preventive Medicine and Psychiatry. MSM is also the home of the National Center for Primary Care. Our faculty is involved in clinical research focused on health services/ health outcomes and health disparities. Among the nation’s 125 medical schools, MSM ranks 76th in competitive research awards, ahead of almost a third of the medical schools in the country. Among Georgia’s four medical schools, MSM ranks number two in overall research support form the National Institutes of Health. Its research centers include the National Center for Primary Care, the Cardiovascular Research Institute, the Neuroscience Institute, the NASA Space Medicine and Life Sciences Research Center, the Clinical Research Center, the Prevention Research, and the Cooperative Reproductive Sciences Research Center. The National Center for Primary Care, directed by former Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., PhD, is a national resource for education, research, and policy leadership.