Our Leadership in Medical Education

Recruitment for next year’s class in our Internal Medicine Residency Program will begin soon. Last year, hundreds of applicants from around the country came to Iowa City for interviews, and we were fortunate to meet and then match with a remarkably deep and talented pool of candidates. Iowa’s reputation for rigorous training and for its […]

Teaching Resident Rotation

The Teaching Skills Curriculum in the Internal Medicine Residency Program recognizes the importance of training residents how to teach, since nearly one-fifth of their time is spent engaged in mentoring or teaching activities. Formal guided opportunities now exist at Iowa for residents to refine their abilities, especially for those interested in becoming physician educators. Designed […]

Position available: Occupational Health Physician

We invite you to be part of our team! The University of Iowa Occupational Health service has an expanding clinical program in Eastern and Central Iowa. We are currently searching for board-certified/eligible occupational medicine physicians, and physicians who are trained in a primary care discipline, but have considerable clinical experience in an occupational health setting. […]

Team Iowa Races against Resistance

This Saturday, the annual Kickoff to Kinnick 5K Run/Walk (K2K) will find hundreds of racers and their friends and family cheering them on as they cross the finish line in the Hawkeyes football stadium. Proceeds from the K2K will go to the UI Dance Marathon, an organization that has raised tens of millions of dollars […]

Morning Reports Share the Experience

Hands-on experience working directly with patients may be the best instructor for a medical student or trainee, but there are only so many hours in the day and so many patients that one can see. One method to expose Internal Medicine Residents to a greater variety of situations is the weekly Morning Report, organized and […]

ACP Resident Clinical Vignette Competition, 2017

The artfully delivered case report is a valuable method of communicating discovery and caution to colleagues. Ensuring residents hone this skill, in part, is the aim of the Clinical Vignette Competition sponsored by the American College of Physicians. The Iowa Chapter of ACP hosted its competition in order to decide which finalist to send to […]

Kline Appointed Vice Chair for Clinical Strategy

Fast-moving and dynamic changes in the healthcare landscape require us to think creatively. An important strategy for ensuring continued growth and sustainability is the expansion of the high-quality care we offer into new areas and in new ways. To that end, Dr. Joel Kline, Professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, has accepted my offer to fill the newly […]

UI Team Awarded Gold Foundation Grant

A team of UI researchers will partner with investigators from Kentucky and Indiana to perform a comprehensive literature review on humanistic leadership training in graduate medical education. Drs. Bharat Kumar, Manish Suneja, and Jeffrey Pettit will partner with Dr. David Rudy, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Amy Blevins, Indiana University Medical Library. Heather […]

Is Multifocality an Indicator of Aggressive Behavior in Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors?

Article: Is Multifocality an Indicator of Aggressive Behavior in Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors? Authors: Choi AB, Maxwell JE, Keck KJ, Bellizzi AJ, Dillon JS, OʼDorisio TM, Howe JR Journal: Pancreas. 2017 Oct;46(9):1115-1120 Abstract: OBJECTIVES: Many patients with small bowel neuroendocrine tumors (SBNETs) have multifocal tumors (MFTs), but the frequency of MFTs has varied widely across […]

Residents Make a Good Showing at SGIM

The recently concluded Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Regional Meeting in Chicago was a great opportunity to connect with other members and engage with new ideas and practices. It was also a great opportunity for Internal Medicine residents to practice their presentation skills for a larger audience. Five residents—Drs. Heidi Ahmed, Salman Ansari, Chris […]