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Internal Medicine

Pathway Directors

Janet Fitzpatrick, MD
jhf32@drexel.edu

Natalie May, MD
nsm27@drexel.edu

Coordinator

Marie Hartman
mh37@drexel.edu

 

Specialty Description

A personal physician who provides long-term comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and digestive, respiratory, and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. (Source: The American Board of Medical Specialties)

Time Requirement


The residency for general internal medicine is three years. To practice in an internal medicine subspecialty requires from one to three years of additional training.

Subspecialties

 

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