Song Receives AHA Grant to Study Contradictory Protein

Long-Sheng Song, Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, has received a three-year, $300,000 Transformational Project Award (TPA) from the American Heart Association. This TPA will fund Dr. Song’s research into potential new targeted therapies in the prevention of heart failure development and progression. Heart failure is the most common cause of hospitalization in patients older than age […]

Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows Graduation, 6/15/18

Each division’s graduation event showcases its members’ best qualities. Spend any time with members of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine and two facts about the division become clear. They genuinely enjoy each other’s company, and they love to tease each other. These facts were both on full display at the Park […]

5th Annual Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa

Since 2014, the University of Iowa has sponsored a collaborative conference, bringing together members of the College of Public Health (CPH), the Carver College of Medicine (CCOM), the College of Nursing, and other community-based stakeholder organizations. The organizers’ goal each year has been to tackle one of the most pressing issues in health care, one […]

Development of a Discrete Choice Experiment (DCE) Questionnaire to Understand Veterans’ Preferences for Tobacco Treatment in Primary Care

Article: Development of a Discrete Choice Experiment (DCE) Questionnaire to Understand Veterans’ Preferences for Tobacco Treatment in Primary Care Authors: David A. Katz, Kenda R. Stewart, Monica Paez, Mark W. Vander Weg, Kathleen M. Grant, Christine Hamlin, Gary Gaeth Journal: Patient. 2018 Jun 1. doi: 10.1007/s40271-018-0316-6. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: BACKGROUND: Providers often prescribe […]

Looking Forward

As this fiscal year comes to a close, so too does an intense evaluation of our financial health as a Department and as an academic health system. I recognize that thinking about finances is not necessarily top-of-mind given the multiple missions to which our faculty devote high levels of energy, as we all seek to […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2018-19

Bryce Duchman I have lived in the Hawkeye State my entire life, venturing a whole 90 minutes away from my hometown for medical school and residency at the University of Iowa. So, you could say Iowa and its citizens hold a special place in my heart. As an Iowa native, I am especially grateful for […]

Annual Emeritus Faculty Luncheon

In a yearly tradition, the Department of Internal Medicine once again invited its emeritus faculty members to a midday gathering. The luncheon serves many purposes. It gives the department a chance to thank faculty for their years of service. It gives faculty a chance to catch up with friends and colleagues they do not see […]

Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 6/14/18

Three years running now, the Internal Medicine Graduating Residents’ Dinner has chosen the Feller Club Room inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. It’s safe to say after last week’s successful celebration of its graduating and departing residents, organizers will return here next year. The evening began with a social hour, some appetizers, informal group photos, and one large […]

Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 6/9/18

Members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology both planned well ahead of the event celebrating their graduating GI fellows and responded quickly to changing circumstances. When they learned that Dr. Steven Polyak would be traveling and unable to accept the Dr. Robert Summers Outstanding Teaching Award, staff arranged for the fellows to present him […]