Internal Medicine is a discipline of specialists trained broadly and extensively to meet the healthcare needs of most adults. Some of Jefferson Health – Abington's internists also have special expertise in the field of geriatric medicine. Internists combine knowledge of basic medical science with the humanistic aspects of medicine. These physicians have been educated to manage the intricacies of multiple and complex illnesses in the same patient. Jefferson Abington Hospital is noted for providing postgraduate medical education for Internal Medicine resident physicians.