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Who we are

The Department of Medicine at UC San Diego is a leading center for clinical care, research, and teaching. We are dedicated to translating laboratory discoveries into better methods to detect, prevent and treat disease. With nearly 500 full-time faculty members and over 100 academic researchers, the Department of Medicine is the largest of the distinguished departments in the UC San Diego School of Medicine. We are fully dedicated to our educational mission. Our internal medicine specialty training programs include 108 resident physicians, 83 ACGME fellows, and 131 postdoctoral research fellows.

Our Mission

To deliver the most advanced and compassionate clinical care to our patients.
To train the physician leaders of tomorrow in clinical medicine and translational biomedical research.
To establish new insights into the scientific underpinnings of human health and disease