Division of General Internal Medicine

Penn’s Division of General Internal Medicine is well known for its high impact and diverse contributions to research.  Research activities address pressing problems in health and health care including:

  • Health policy
  • Quality and safety
  • Clinical economics
  • Technology assessment
  • Health care management
  • Medical education
  • Health equity
  • Medical ethics
  • Health demography and population health
  • Behavioral economics and decision processes
  • Clinical epidemiology

Penn’s Division of General Internal Medicine is also a leader in research training, with fellowship training opportunities available through its fellowship in General Internal Medicine, the Primary Care Research Training Program,and the National Clinician Scholars Program. Several degree programs are available to support research skills development, including the Masters of Science in Health Policy Research, the Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology, and the doctoral programs at the Wharton School

Division research activity is supported by a large number of research centers including:

Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI)

Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP)

Center for Health Care Innovation - including the Acceleration Lab, the Nudge Unit, and the Center for Digital Health

Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE)

The Cardiovascular Outcomes, Quality, and Evaluative Research Center (CAVOQER)

Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety

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Research Faculty

Meet the Division of General Internal Medicine's research faculty.

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