Internal & Family Medicine
Internal Medicine physicians are trained in primary care including disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs. Internists must train for three years before becoming certified.
Family physicians must complete 3 years of residency after medical school. Family medicine residents train in pediatrics and several other areas such as internal medicine, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine, and behavioral science.