Department of Medicine

Fast Facts

$163.2M FY20 Total Research Funding

The department brought in $140M in sponsored research, $11.4M in VA-sponsored research, and $11.7M Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (CTSA) research.

1,070 FY20 Faculty Publications

In FY20, Department of Medicine faculty had 1,070 publications, 21 active NIH K awards, and 52 active R01s. Our faculty also had 479 active clinical trials with 8,121 enrollees.

20 Hospitals and Clinics

We care for patients in more than 20 hospitals and clinics across the metro Atlanta area. In FY20, our faculty were responsible for 1,014,104 ambulatory encounters and 621,403 inpatient encounters at Emory Healthcare hospitals and Grady affiliates.

29 Residency and Fellowship Programs

Our residency program has eight specialized tracks designed to position residents to be leaders in their fields. The department's 10 divisions are home to 21 fellowship and sub-specialty fellowship programs.

Global Research in an Academic Setting Research

The department has a rich research landscape known for cutting-edge discoveries in vaccine discovery, autoimmunity, vascular biology, cystic fibrosis, bone biology, medication prescribing, microbiology, renal transporters, and much more. We have a multitude of world-class research centers and affiliates, core facilities, and dedicated research buildings to support faculty in the highest quality research endeavors. Highlighted centers include: The Hope Clinic, Lowance Center for Human Immunology, Antibiotic Resistance Center, Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute, and Health Service Research Center. Our extensive research partners include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia Institute of Technology, the Atlanta VA Health System, and more.

Where We Work Clinical Experience

We are committed to delivering high-quality care to patients as well as equipping our faculty and trainees with top-notch clinical skills through exposure to practice in a variety of clinical settings. Emory's location in Atlanta and its clinical affiliates and partners offer unparalleled opportunities in clinical care, and ensure that our faculty and trainees care for a diverse population.

Residency and Fellowship Programs Education

The Department of Medicine has an international reputation for its outstanding internal medicine residency and subspecialty fellowship training programs, producing world-class physicians who are the future of our field. We have 201 residents in our J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program, and 173 fellows across our fellowship and sub-specialty fellowship programs housed in each of our ten divisions.

Additional Areas of Excellence

Faculty and trainees in Grady conference room

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Department of Medicine is committed to ensuring a climate of inclusion and organizational equity by leveraging the diversity within our community.

Faculty in Emory John's Creek Hospital

Faculty Development

We assist faculty with scholarship, service, and teaching to promote career satisfaction, skill development, and enhancement to create a community of engaged faculty.

Human Resources Employee Programs and Benefits

Emory's robust Human Resources department has everything you need to be set up for a successful career at Emory and the Department of Medicine.

A City in the Trees Life in Atlanta

Atlanta is a city unlike any other. A southern metropolis with a rich history and opportunities for all. Our diverse communities each have their own story and are filled with people from around the world thriving off of our incredible culture.

Atlanta serves as international hub for health care, business, arts, and culture. It is home to Fortune 500 companies such as Delta and The Coca-Cola Company, world-renowned organizations like the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, and famous cultural and historical venues such as the High Museum, the Carter Center, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, to name a few. It also houses the world's busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, making it easy to travel to anywhere you desire.

Our tree-lined streets boast plenty of places to unwind and explore, and are often filled with fans cheering on our local professional sports teams. There is ample opportunity to take advantage of the city's vibrant, fast-paced energy, or enjoy a slower and more tranquil environment. Whatever your needs - Atlanta is one of the best places to call home.