Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 2019

During his opening remarks, Manish Suneja, MD, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, asked family members–moms, dads, spouses–of this year’s graduating class of residents to stand for recognition. Some of the loudest applause of the evening followed. It was, Suneja said, an acknowledgment that as much as the evening’s honorees deserved congratulations, they did […]

Internal Medicine 13th Annual Employee Appreciation Day

Internal Medicine is people. A whole lot of people. From about quarter after 11 till well after 1:00 p.m. a steady stream of department faculty and staff were treated to some lunch, a do-it-yourself photo booth with props, and a sun-filled atrium in which to catch up with colleagues. For 13 (non-consecutive) years, the department […]

Preliminary findings from a concise emergency department model to predict anaphylaxis and develop a clinical decision support tool

Article: Preliminary findings from a concise emergency department model to predict anaphylaxis and develop a clinical decision support tool Authors: Sangil Lee MD, MS, Cassandra Hardy BS, Morgan Bobb Swanson BS, Karisa Harland MPH, PhD, Azeemuddin Ahmed MD, MBA and Zuhair Ballas MD Journal: J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Apr 9. pii: S2213-2198(19)30373-3. doi: […]

Supporting learners at all levels

Just a month ago we were saying good-bye to medical students who were graduating and moving on to residencies at other institutions besides the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. We are grateful that so many of that class have chosen to stay with us. Their numbers are a testament to the rigor and collegiality […]

Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 6/1/19

Graduation Season 2019 is underway and the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has set the bar high for all the other divisions and fellowship programs in the department. On a sunny Saturday evening, with a view of the nearly complete north end of Kinnick Stadium, friends, family, and colleagues gathered to congratulate four individuals who […]

30th Annual Iowa Rheumatology Symposium, 5/31/19

For three decades the University of Iowa has offered area clinicians access to the most cutting-edge research and therapeutics in rheumatology. As he has for many years, Petar Lenert, MD, PhD, continues to serve as a member of the planning committee and emcee for the day, greeting former fellows and long-time colleagues to the day-long […]

Undergrads gain exposure to Internal Medicine research

The University of Iowa has several resources that connect undergraduate students to unique experiences, including participation in the groundbreaking, influential research conducted in the Internal Medicine labs. The Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU), a unit of the Office for the Vice President of Research (OVPR), reports that 30% of senior undergraduates are involved […]

Grumbach chairs AHA leadership committee

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, FAHA, professor in Cardiovascular Medicine and Vice Chair for Research, now serves as Chair of the American Heart Association’s Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) Women’s Leadership Committee (WLC). Grumbach has been an active member of the AHA since 2002 and has worked to support women and women’s issues […]

June 2019 – Donald Brown

Throughout his adolescence, Donald Brown, MS, MD, had the privilege of having many different role models, but none had as large an impact on his initial career choice as his Explorer Scout leader, John Tyrell. As a young boy growing up in Manchester, Iowa, Brown first found his love for science while working at his […]

Pulselessness After Initiation of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Bradycardia in Hospitalized Children: Prevalence, Predictors of Survival, and Implications for Hospital Profiling

Article: Pulselessness After Initiation of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Bradycardia in Hospitalized Children: Prevalence, Predictors of Survival, and Implications for Hospital Profiling Authors: Rohan Khera, Yuanyuan Tang, Saket Girotra, Vinay M. Nadkarni, Mark S. Link, Tia T. Raymond, Anne-Marie Guerguerian, Robert A. Berg, and Paul S. Chan Journal: Circulation. 2019 Apr 22. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.039048. [Epub ahead […]