The physicians in the Divisions of General Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital provide primary care services for a wide range of health problems. These physicians are trained in many disciplines and have diverse research interests.
The Division of General Medicine in the Department of Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has approximately 110 faculty members. The Division's faculty group practice is a major provider of primary care services. This group receives approximately 60,000 visits annually from residents of the Washington Heights and Inwood communities of Northern Manhattan. The Division is strongly committed to the development of minority faculty and house staff in both clinical and research areas, service to the community of Northern Manhattan, and achievement of academic excellence.
The Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center includes Cornell Internal Medicine Associates (CIMA). This group of physicians is committed to providing complete and affordable family-oriented care to those who live in New York and its neighboring communities. CIMA provides primary care to a diverse group of patients-approximately 55,000 patient visits each year-that represent a cross section of the ethnic, cultural, and economic diversity that is New York City. The integrated practice is a unique example of comprehensive primary care for all patients in a fully integrated resident and attending practice setting. CIMA also has an agreement with Hunter College to provide student health services to the college.