The Division of Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine at Ein Kerem consists of 3 inpatient departments comprising 105 beds, a Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) with 9 intensive-care beds, and a Day Care (ambulatory) Unit comprising 30 beds. It also includes the divisions of liver diseases, diabetes, rheumatology, geriatrics, clinical immunology and allergy, clinical nutrition, research and prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis, and Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Nephrology and Pulmonology Services.

The department already operates a number of multidisciplinary centers of excellence in the fields of diabetes, clinical immunology and rheumatology, nephrology and SLE. In addition, there are a number of planned centers of excellence in the field of geriatrics, gastroenterology, and liver tumors. The department's main responsibilities are providing clinical service, graduate and post-graduate training, and basic and clinical research. Each inpatient department has its own department head, and responsible for clinical treatment of patients, training and evaluation of residents and medical students.