Internists

Job Description

Internists are physicians who diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of disease and injuries of internal organ systems. They provide care mainly for adults who have a wide range of problems associated with the internal organs.

Academic Requirements

Like all physicians, internists have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree, plus four years of medical school to obtain a medical degree. In addition to extensive undergraduate and graduate education, internists must complete several years of graduate medical education. Most internists are required to be board certified in internal medicine.

Internists
$100
Thousand
or Higher
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
0.75%
Job
Growth
 
High
Blood
Interaction
Doctoral or professional degree
Education
Required

Schools

University of Missouri – Columbia

105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, 65211

Washington University

1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, 63130
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