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

Dowden elected to AAAAI education leadership role

Amy Dowden, MD, clinical associate professor in Immunology and associate program director for the Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program, has been elected to a two-year term as the Internal Medicine Councilor on the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Program Directors Assembly (PDA). In this role she will serve on the Executive Committee of this […]

FOEDRC Diabetes Research Day(s): March 8 and 15, 2021

The University of Iowa Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism invite you to this year’s Annual Diabetes Research Day. The 2021 virtual Diabetes Research Day will be spread across two days, March 8 and March 15, from noon to 4 pm. […]

Online presentation: From Illicit to Therapeutic; New Uses and Abuses of Psychoactive Molecules – March 4, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, March 4 will be: From Illicit to Therapeutic; New Uses and Abuses of Psychoactive Molecules12:00-1:00pmThursday, March 4, 2021 Gerard Clancy, MD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation:https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/93231097496 This Grand Rounds presentation will be recorded and available for […]

Manuscript Tips: Effective Figures, Tables, and Graphs

The following is the final installment in a series on writing for publication from Kris Greiner, editor in the Design Center. Explore her suite of editing services. As the saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” This is especially relevant to manuscripts or any type of visual presentation (such as posters or PowerPoint presentations), when word count […]

Telehospitalists address rural hospital staffing shortages

In the past year, e-consults, virtual diagnosis, and virtual postoperative care have become the new normal. By limiting in-person exposure to COVID-19, telemedicine offers a safe way to deliver care for both patients and medical providers. Although the end of the pandemic is in sight, a recent publication found that telemedicine is a cost-effective and […]

Using race to estimate glomerular filtration and its impact in kidney transplantation

Article: Using race to estimate glomerular filtration and its impact in kidney transplantation Authors: Sarat Kuppachi, Silas P Norman, Krista L Lentine, David A Axelrod Journal: Clin Transplant. 2021 Jan;35(1):e14136. Abstract:Since direct measurement of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is time-consuming and more expensive, estimated GFR (eGFR) based on measured laboratory values is widely used to […]

Recognizing trailblazers past, present, and future

Today we are nearing the end of Black History Month. If you follow our department on Facebook or Twitter, you may have seen the minute-long videos each weekday at noon that our digital media team produced and posted. All of the videos have been gathered under the hashtag #BlackHistoryInMedicine and they are also here as […]

Black History in Medicine: 20 one-minute stories

The impact of Black Americans on the course of medicine cannot be overstated. Though often denied access to the same opportunity, training, and compensation as their white counterparts, these 20 individuals are all united by their devotion to improving the health of their neighbors, their communities, and the world despite the injustice they faced. James […]

Phase I clinical trial group finds efficiencies, increases

Opening any clinical trial requires the satisfaction of many regulatory requirements for very good reasons. Scores of people review applications, confer in committees, weigh risks and benefits, all to make sure that the investigator has patient safety as their guide. This process is important, but it can also be lengthy and overlong delays can doom a trial before it can even […]

Online presentation: Do You Want to Breathe? Don’t Vape – February 25, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, February 25 will be: Do You Want to Breathe? Don’t Vape12:00-1:00pmThursday, February 25, 2021 Alejandro Comellas, MD, Clinical Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine Meredith Frey, PharmD, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident, Department of Pharmaceutical Care Click this link on Thursday just before noon to […]