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

Our commitment to serving our patients and community

Many of the stories that I share in these posts focus on our research and education missions. The faculty and trainees in our department exemplify a can-do spirit and commitment to innovation that makes these stories easy to find and to tell. However, our clinical mission occupies the majority of the effort of our faculty, […]

New Faculty Additions – 2021

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce faculty members who joined us in the first quarter of 2021 (start dates in parentheses). We are happy to welcome them to the department. Alpana Garg, MBBS – Clinical Assistant Professor (1-4-21) Dr. Alpana Garg joined the Division of General Internal Medicine after completing an Internal […]

You Make a Difference in Internal Medicine

The University of Iowa Health Care Making a Difference program is designed to recognize individuals who have performed in an exemplary manner, consistent with the goals of service excellence, and with a commitment to quality care. Over the last few months, members of our department were nominated by colleagues, patients, and patient family members for […]

Online presentation: Tuberculosis: New Approaches to an Ancient Disease – April 8, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, April 8 will be: Tuberculosis: New Approaches to an Ancient Disease12:00-1:00pmThursday, April 8, 2021 Robert J. Blount, MD, MAS, Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation:https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95227869283 This Grand Rounds presentation will be recorded and […]

Rejected! Now what?

Every author gets rejected. What to do with a rejection can be challenging. Do you revise or immediately resubmit elsewhere? The answer depends mostly on what sort of reasons you were (or were not) given for a rejection. Immediate rejection is usually due to one of a couple of reasons. The first and most common […]

Transcatheter Valve Implantation in a Severely Regurgitant Apicoaortic Conduit

Article: Transcatheter Valve Implantation in a Severely Regurgitant Apicoaortic Conduit Authors: Phanicharan A Sistla, Prashob Porayette, Osamah T Aldoss, Sidakpal S Panaich Journal: JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Mar 22;14(6):e53-e56. Excerpt: A 33-year-old woman with congenital bicuspid aortic stenosis had a complex surgical history, which included aortic valve replacement with a 21-mm Freestyle bioprosthesis (Medtronic, Dublin, […]

Holm receives national recognition for Veterans care

Adrian Holm, DO, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Mark Wolcott Award for Excellence in Clinical Care Delivery. The Wolcott Award for Excellence is presented by the US Department of Veterans Affairs to a healthcare practitioner in a leadership or management position who has demonstrated excellence through exceptional support for direct patient care providers, […]

Online presentation: The Cancer Diagnostic Clinic: A New Initiative and Clinical Vignettes – April 1, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, April 1 will be: The Cancer Diagnostic Clinic: A New Initiative and Clinical Vignettes12:00-1:00pmThursday, April 1, 2021 Taher Abu Hejleh, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation Mark Karwal, MD, Clinical Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation […]

Announcing the 2022–23 Chief Residents

The following is a statement from Vice Chair for Education and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD. It is with great pride that I announce the 2022–23 Chief Residents for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The Chief Residents are chosen for their leadership skills, moral integrity, and clinical acumen and are the most […]