Dr. Stephan D. Fihn
Stephan D. Fihn, MD, MPH
Division Head
Professor of Medicine

About us

Routinely ranked as one the country’s best, the Division of General Internal Medicine strives to balance excellence in research, medical education, and clinical care.

Our nearly 300 faculty members provide superb health care in hospitals and clinics throughout UW Medicine and many are cited as “top docs”.  They also provide outstanding clinical instruction to students and residents.

Numerous members of our faculty have received prestigious teaching awards and gained national prominence in such diverse research fields as heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, respiratory disease, and many others. 

Our stories

Congratulations to Joyce Wipf and Kristina Crothers, our 2017 Mentorship Award winners.

Department of Medicine physicians have met a unique challenge of creating an advance directive for dementia.

The risk of dying from rheumatic heart disease has dropped around the world over the last 25 years.