About Us

Since its establishment in 1811, the Department of Medicine has been an integral part of Massachusetts General Hospital and continues to provide innovative, high-quality medical care to the Greater Boston area through our 10 clinical divisions, 9 research units and 20 primary care locations.

Mass General is continually recognized as a leader in care by U.S. News & World Report. Our physicians in the Department of Medicine treat more than 800,000 patients per year.

Training Future Medical Leaders

The Department of Medicine at Mass General is committed to providing innovative and world-renowned medical training to develop the next generation of medical leaders. Our Internal Medicine Residency Program provides core clinical training in internal medicine, while offering broad clinical experiences through ambulatory, primary care, global health, and medicine-pediatrics settings and programs.

Through our clinical divisions, research units and institutional relationships, the Department of Medicine offers a wide-range of fellowships in medical subspecialties.

Commitment to Research

Our investigators are dedicated to producing research that advances science and improves care for our patients. Through our multiple, standard-setting research units, centers and programs, the Department of Medicine has become a leader in developing major advancements in medicine.