Coronavirus Resources for UI Health Care Employees

The safety of our patients, faculty, staff, and volunteers is a top priority for University of Iowa Health Care. This page will continue to have up-to-date information and resources for health care employees regarding our preparation and response to COVID-19. Conorovirus Reources for UI Health Care Employees

Recent insights on the use of topical steroids in eosinophilic esophagitis

Article: Recent insights on the use of topical steroids in eosinophilic esophagitis Authors: Aditi Reddy, Divya Ashat, Arvind R Murali Journal: Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jul 7;1-11. Abstract:Introduction: Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is an immune-mediated, chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. Topical steroids have been used in the management of EoE for over 15 years. […]

“See you soon” to Rebecca Hegeman, MD

How does a team say good-bye to someone who has served as its center and one of its strongest advocates for decades? The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension had to give it a try last week before Rebecca Hegeman, MD, retired from a career spent at the University of Iowa, building and maintaining one of […]

Bates’ Guide updates to match new knowledge

In a collaboration with physicians from across the country, Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, has put on his editorial hat again for the publication of the 13th edition of Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. The widely used textbook provides students in any health professional training program a step-by-step guide to performing accurate, efficient, and effective […]

Progress, 10/22-23: Call for Abstracts and Registration

Nothing can stop Progress! For forty years, this CME conference has brought health care providers from all over the state to learn about the latest in treatments, devices, and discoveries. More recently, physicians and pharmacists have combined their expertise to present a broader perspective on some of the most pressing issues in health care. This […]

UI nephrologists collaborate on new textbook

Urinalysis is one of the most common clinical tests ordered in adult and pediatric patients. However, understanding of the appropriate collection methods, analysis and interpretation of results is essential for all clinicians. Lisa Antes, MD, clinical professor, and Lee Sanders, PhD, MD, clinical assistant professor, both in the Division of Nephrology, co-edited the recently published […]

Online presentation: CPC: Aortic Dissection from “A” to “B” – September 17, 2020

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, September 17, 2020 will be: CPC: Aortic Dissection from “A” to “B”12:00-1:00pmThursday, September 17, 2020 Presented by:Jared Robl, MD, Internal Medicine ResidentDennis Firchau, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, PathologySailesh Harwani, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine NOTE: A HawkID is required to attend this presentation.To ensure you will […]

Manuscript Tips: Affiliations, Part 1

The following is the next installment in a series on writing for publication from Kris Greiner, medical and scientific editor in the Design Center. Explore her suite of editing services. Use full and correct department and division names. When listing an affiliation on a manuscript or any other professional document or presentation, make sure to list the […]

Boudreau earns third active R01

Ryan Boudreau, PhD, associate professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, received a four-year, $1.5M R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Boudreau will use this funding to further examine the role of mitoregulin, a protein his team recently discovered, in cardiac biology and disease. Boudreau now holds three R01s, all of which focus on […]

Transformational Changes Between Non-Small Cell and Small Cell Lung Cancer-Biological and Clinical Relevance-A Review

Article: Transformational Changes Between Non-Small Cell and Small Cell Lung Cancer-Biological and Clinical Relevance-A Review Authors: Gerald Clamon, William Zeitler, Josiah An, Taher A Hejleh Journal: Am J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jun 5. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000720. Online ahead of print Abstract:During the course of therapy, patients with small cell lung cancer have been noted to develop transformation […]

Despite challenges, breakthroughs continue

This has been a clinically challenging year, but faculty and providers throughout University of Iowa Health Care have demonstrated an imagination for devising solutions and for collaborating in new ways on their implementation. Many of the innovations have been in response to one of the greatest threats to our community’s and our planet’s health and […]