Dr. Etienne Amendezo is a Specialist Physician in Internal Medicine. He is also a Lecturer (Hons) at the University of Rwanda’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists, or physicians (without a modifier) in Commonwealth nations. Internists are skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. Internists care for hospitalized and ambulatory patients and may play a major role in teaching and research.