Welcome to the Department of Medicine

Welcome to the UNC Department of Medicine. Our faculty, among the best minds in medicine, are dedicated to teaching medical students in a rigorous learning environment, providing superb care for patients and conducting leading-edge clinical and laboratory research. The hallmark of UNC is collaboration and cross-fertilization of specialties and ideas. Our goal is to align research and education with outstanding patient care.

The 10 divisions that comprise the Department are:

Cardiology -- Endocrinology & Metabolism -- Gastroenterology and Hepatology -- General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology -- Geriatric Medicine -- Hematology & Oncology -- Infectious Diseases -- Nephrology & Hypertension -- Pulmonary & Critical Care -- Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology

The UNC School of Medicine currently ranks sixth in the nation for NIH funding and consistently ranks among the top tier of funded research institutions. A wealth of internationally recognized programs and centers offer learning opportunities to enhance and extend students’ knowledge and skills.

The Department of Medicine attracts talented trainees to its residency program. At UNC, student experiences provide them the tools to successfully navigate the changing health care and research environments and to thrive in their careers.