Internal medicine or general medicine (in Commonwealth nations) is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists, or physicians.

Internists are skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes

There are further specialization in internal medicine like fellowship to further access knowledge in the area of internal medicine to become general medicine specialists

What’s an “Internist”?

Internists are physicians specializing in internal medicine, a discipline focused on the care of adults emphasizing use of the best medical science available in caring for patients in the context of thoughtful, meaningful doctor-patient relationships etc.

EFSTH has difference categories of doctors in the internal medicine namely:

House officers

Medical officers

Registers and

Consultants