Research activities within Internal Medicine are thriving. Within the department, there are approximately 660 active patient-oriented research protocols and nearly 4,000 basic research protocols. Each year, department faculty generate more than $70 million in external research support. Of that, $50 million comes from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), ranking us among the top departments of medicines in the country for NIH funding.

See descriptions of research programs for many Internal Medicine divisions on www.mayo.edu.