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Internists, General - 29-1063.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Physicians who diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults who have a wide range of problems associated with the internal organs.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Attending Physician
  • Clinic MD Associate (Clinic Medical Doctor Associate)
  • Gastroenterologist
  • General Internist
  • Internal Medicine Doctor
  • Internal Medicine Physician
  • Internist
  • Medical Doctor (MD)
  • Physician

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  • Advise surgeon of a patient's risk status and recommend appropriate intervention to minimize risk.
  • Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, or examination results.
  • Conduct research to develop or test medications, treatments, or procedures to prevent or control disease or injury.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
  • Immunize patients to protect them from preventable diseases.
  • Make diagnoses when different illnesses occur together or in situations where the diagnosis may be obscure.
  • Manage and treat common health problems, such as infections, influenza or pneumonia, as well as serious, chronic, and complex illnesses, in adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Operate on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems.
  • Plan, implement, or administer health programs in hospitals, businesses, or communities for prevention and treatment of injuries or illnesses.
  • Prepare government or organizational reports on birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or the medical status of individuals.
  • Prescribe or administer medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Provide and manage long-term, comprehensive medical care, including diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, for adult patients in an office or hospital.
  • Provide consulting services to other doctors caring for patients with special or difficult problems.
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
  • Treat internal disorders, such as hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, or problems of the lung, brain, kidney, or gastrointestinal tract.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Advise communities or institutions regarding health or safety issues.
  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Direct healthcare delivery programs.
  • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
  • Immunize patients.
  • Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Prepare official health documents or records.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Prescribe treatments or therapies.
  • Provide health and wellness advice to patients, program participants, or caregivers.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Nurse Midwife (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Family Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Specialist, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Allergist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Allergist, Clinical Immunologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Anesthesiologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Anesthesiologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Anesthesiologist, Cardiothoracic (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Anesthesiologist, Pain Management (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Cardiologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Child Neurologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Geneticist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Pharmacologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist, Dermatologic Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist, Dermatopathology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist, Pediatric Dermatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Body Imaging (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Cardiothoracic Imaging (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Musculoskeletal (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Neuroradiology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Nuclear Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Pediatric (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Special Procedures (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Diagnostic Radiologist, Women s Imaging (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Physician (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Services Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Services Physician, Emergency Medicine Specialist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Endocrinologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Medicine (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Obstetrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Pain Management (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Sports Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Field Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gastroenterologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Practice Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Health Services Resident (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Infectious Disease Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Intern (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Internal Medicine, General (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internal Medicine, Subspecialty (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Internist, Cardiology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Endocrinology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Gastroenterology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Geriatrics/Palliative Care Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Hematology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Infectious Diseases (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Nephrology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Pulmonary Diseases (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Rheumatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Sleep Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Oncologist/Hematologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Service Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Specialist Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nephrologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Neurologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Neurologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Neurologist, Sleep Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Neurosurgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nuclear Medicine Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nuclear Medicine Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nurse Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Endocrinology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Urognyecology/Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Urogynecology/Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Occupational Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Occupational Medicine Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Cornea/External Disease (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Neuro-Ophthalmology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Pathology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Strabismus/Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Vitreous/Retina (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Hand Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Replacement Arthroplasty (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Spine Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Traumatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otolaryngologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Facial Plastic Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Laryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Otology/Neurotology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Pediatric Otolaryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Rhinology and Cranial Base Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Sleep Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Adolescent Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Cardiology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Child Abuse (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Developmental Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Endocrinology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Gastroenterology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Hematology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Infectious Diseases (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Neonatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Nephrology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Neurology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Pulmonology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Sleep Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physiatrist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physical Medicine Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, General Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Orthopedics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Otolaryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Otoloyngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Plastic Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatrist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatry (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatrist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatrist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatrist, Child Psychiatry (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatrist, Forensic Psychiatry (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Radiation Oncologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Radiotherapist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Rheumatologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Cardiac (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Colon and Rectal (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Neurological (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Pediatric (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Peripheral Vascular (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Plastic (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Thoracic (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Trauma/Critical Care (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Thoracic Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Endourology/Robotics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Female Urology/Reconstruction (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Internist