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Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center strives to achieve excellence in its three-fold mission of teaching, research and patient care. 

We provide outstanding clinical service to our patients in the community, exceptional medical education for medical students, residents, and other health professionals, and are committed to innovative research to expand the frontiers of biomedical knowledge.

Last modified: May 20, 2021
Residency: Why Choose KU Internal Medicine?

Our residency program offers trainees unique opportunities with a personalized approach to learning, excellent faculty mentorship, and teamwork and camaraderie among residents. Learn more.

Department Chair

Dr. Matthias Salathe

Matthias Salathe, MD

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
(photo by Mark McDonald)