Department of Medicine Divisions

The Department of Medicine is organized into subspecialty divisions. Please select from the links below to learn about each division's faculty, clinical services, research projects and special programs  >>

The Cardiovascular Division and the Lillehei Heart Institute are built on the legacy of innovation and discovery. We strive to cure and decrease the burden of cardiovascular disease to one day reach the goal of eliminating heart disease.
Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism

The Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism engages in state-of-the-art research and cutting-edge clinical care to address disease arising from diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic conditions.

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition provides an array of clinical services, educational programs, and active clinical and basic science research activities.

General Internal Medicine

The Division of General Internal Medicine brings together a diverse group of researchers, educators, and clinicians who are united in the mission of ambulatory patient care and have enthusiastically embraced many teaching and leadership roles. Together, we strive to positively impact patients and trainees while creating a national reputation for patient care, education, and research.

Hematology, Oncology & Transplantation

Committed to providing the highest quality care based on cutting edge research to patients with cancer or classical hematologic diseases such as sickle cell disease

Hospital Medicine

The Division of Hospital Medicine aims to be the best place to practice, study, teach, and learn Hospital Medicine in the country - where we all would want our families to receive care.

Infectious Diseases & International Medicine

The Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine (IDIM) has more than 50 faculty overseeing programs in clinical care, education, and research at five teaching hospitals affiliated with the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Molecular Medicine

The Department of Medicine's Division of Molecular Medicine consists of faculty members who share the common goal of using molecular approaches to the understanding of human disease. 

Nephrology & Hypertension

The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension’s core missions are to provide comprehensive medical care for patients with kidney disease or hypertension, to perform cutting-edge research into the causes and treatment of kidney disease, and to educate physicians in the care of patients with kidney disease.

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine (PACCS) has over 45 University faculty physicians and over 40 affiliate faculty physicians at 6 inpatient hospital locations and 11 outpatient locations across the metro and statewide. PACCS had $4.2M in research expenditures in FY24 with groundbreaking research in cystic fibrosis, sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer screening, medical device development, sepsis, ICU outcomes, and health informatics related to outbreak analytics and disease modeling. 

Rheumatic & Autoimmune Diseases

The Division of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases seeks the cure for a diverse group of immunological and inflammatory diseases that affect a wide range of organ systems.