About Us

The Department of Medicine provides research, teaching and clinical services related to the nature, cause and prevention of adult diseases at three sites: St. Paul's Hospital, Mount St. Joseph Hospital, and Holy Family Hospital.  We are the largest clinical Department at Providence Health Care and we consist of two hundred and twenty one provisional and active members in eighteen academic divisions: Interdepartmental Division of Addiction MedicineAIDS, Allergy and Immunology, Cardiology, Critical Care, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Neurology, Interdepartamental Division of Palliative Care,  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Respiratory Medicine, and Rheumatology.

Mission Statement

The Department of Medicine at Providence Health Care has a proud tradition of excellence in clinical care, research, and education.

Guided by Providence Health Care’s principle “How You Want to Be Treated”, the members of the Department of Medicine are committed to providing the highest possible standard of care for patients, advancing excellence in medical education; and fostering a culture of discovery in all of our activities to undertake and support cutting edge health research.

We recognize our role in a larger academic health system and we will work collaboratively with our partners, peers, and employees, emphasizing an open, dynamic and enlightened environment where diversity, innovation, and passion, are recognized as invaluable components of our mission to best serve patients, students, research, and the community.


The PHC Department of Medicine has outstanding academic and clinical staff, bringing a range of clinical, research, teaching, and administrative skills. The Administration is proud to serve our faculty, staff, and trainees.

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The Department of Medicine is organized into 16 Divisions, encompassing all aspects of internal medicine and its subspecialties. Click on a link below to view detailed information on a specific Division.

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Outreach Clinics

The Department of Medicine is a very successful champion of outreach programs in the communities both in Vancouver and some distance away from this city. We have developed into a major driving force in chronic disease management, which will be one of the most active clinical initiatives in years to come.

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Provincial Programs

The Department of Medicine at St. Paul's Hospital provides leadership and support to a number of provincial programs in a number of subspecialties.

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Our Partners

The members of the Department of Medicine at Providence Health Care work together with a group of partners, which are listed in this section. For a detailed description of each partner organization, please click on the individual links below.

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How to Find Us

The Department of Medicine is located at St. Paul's Hospital in the downtown area of Vancouver, (548 - 1081 Burrard Street). For detailed information on transit and parking for St. Paul's Hospital, please click here.

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