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Department of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine

Our highly trained internists specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of a full spectrum of diseases and conditions while emphasizing preventive medicine, risk reduction and overall wellness of our patients.

Drexel Medicine Health Fair at Liberty Place on September 28, 2016 - Dr. Safiyyah Bhatti (left) and Dr. Sheilaja Nair director of Drexel Center for Women's Health (right).

Drexel Medicine Health Fair at Liberty Place on September 28, 2016

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Drexel Internal Medicine specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of routine and complex diseases and conditions in adults. Visit to learn more about Drexel Internal Medicine.

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News and Announcements

Updates in Women's Health

Each year, the Department of Medicine hosts Updates in Women's Health, a continuing medical education program for faculty, residents and fellows, medical students, and clinical staff. Recordings of past events are available via the Office of Continuing Medical Education website.

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors 2019 Faculty Named Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors™ for 2019

Congratulations to Drs. Joseph Boselli (Internal Medicine), Edgar Chou (Internal Medicine), Janet Huang Fitzpatrick (Internal Medicine), Mary Ann Kuzma (Geriatric Medicine), Nathalie May (Internal Medicine), Shailaja Nair (Internal Medicine), Richard Paluzzi (Internal Medicine), Steven Russell (Internal Medicine), Kathleen Ryan (Internal Medicine), and Julie Wang (Women's Health), who were named "Top Doctors" in Philadelphia magazine's annual list of the region's best physicians. (May 6, 2019)

2018 Golden Apples

A number of faculty and residents from the Division of Internal Medicine were honored with nominations for Golden Apple Awards by the Classes of 2018 and 2019. Learn more about the awards and honorees.

2017 CURE Awardees

Ibiyonu Lawrence, MD, assistant professor of medicine, is a co-investigator for "Novel Compositions for Treating or Preventing Age-Related Dermal and Epidermal Disorders," which received a 2017 CURE grant. See all 2017 CURE awardees.

In the Media

July 8, 2019: Kevin D'Mello, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, wrote an op-ed in Philadelphia Magazine about the impact the closing of Hahnemann University will have on Philadelphia.

August 6, 2018: A case study about meningitis by internal medicine residents John Woytanowski, MD, and Ekamjeet Randhawa, MD, and former infectious diseases fellow Kedesha Sibliss, MD, was published on Contagion Live.

May 2018: Kevin F. D’Mello, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Internal Medicine, authored a piece for Philadelphia magazine’s May “Top Doctors 2018” issue about making – and owning up to – mistakes while practicing medicine.

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Richard Paluzzi, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine; Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine

Richard Paluzzi, MD
Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine