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Medicine ~ General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics

The faculty of the Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics are dedicated to providing high quality patient health care and resident education through several clinical programs and locations. Our practice sites include Tulane Medical Center, Medical Center of Louisiana-New Orleans, the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and the Ruth U. Fertel Tulane Community Health Center. Our section consists of over 40 faculty members involved in ambulatory medicine, geriatrics, hospital medicine, medicine-pediatrics, palliative care, and preventative health care.

Mission:

 Use evidence-based medicine to provide the highest quality, patient-centered care.

Educate our medical students and residents in the practice of evidence-based medicine, professionalism, and humanism.
Growth and respect for the diversity of our faculty members in their academic endeavors of the School of Medicine's three missions-clinical, educational, and research.
 Maintain and expand our devotion to care for underserved populations.

Vision:

 Delivering the highest quality healthcare to the New Orleans community through exceptional evidence-based clinical care and educating our patients, residents, and students for life-long learning about health and disease in the spirit of scientific inquiry and translational research.