ACP Iowa Chapter Meeting, 2019

Progress is a two-day conference that draws providers from across the state, eager to learn the latest in that year’s chosen five or six subspecialties and to catch up with long-time friends and colleagues. Often it is scheduled the same week as the University of Iowa’s Homecoming or another home football game. Progress is thus […]

Qazi wins case presentation award at cardiology symposium

For his presentation “Transcatheter Repair of Anterior Mitral Leaflet Perforation: Deploy, Retrieve, Redeploy,” interventional cardiology fellow Dr. Abdul Haseeb Qazi received the “Best Structural Case of 2019” award at the recent Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium in San Francisco late last month. Sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, the 31st annual TCT2019 brought researchers […]

Hagiwara to develop combined curriculum for geriatrics and palliative care

Yuya Hagiwara, clinical assistant professor of General Internal Medicine and program director of the Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship, received a four-year, $300,000 Geriatrics Academic Career Award, a K01 from Health Resources & Services Administration in the Department of Health and Human Services. Hagiwara’s proposed project will create a curriculum aimed at teaching non-specialists geriatric […]

October 2019 – Ilonka Molano

Ilonka Molano, MD, learned firsthand the difficulties that can result from poor palliative care when her grandfather was diagnosed with late-stage prostate cancer and was receiving treatment in the Dominican Republic. “Medicine (there) is very paternalistic. The doctor decides what you’re going to do and you’re not allowed to question that. Very different from the […]

Fiordellisi leadership role moves from interim to permanent

The following is an announcement from Richard M. Hoffman, MD, MPH, Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine. I’m delighted to announce that Dr. Wendy Fiordellisi has accepted my offer to become permanent Director of the General Internal Medicine Clinic at Iowa River Landing. Since agreeing to serve as Interim Director in March 2018, […]

56th Annual Medical Student Research Conference Award Winners

The Carver College of Medicine has sponsored a Research Week for more than five decades, including the one just concluded last month. With 57 oral presentations, 76 poster presentations, and a keynote, the college celebrates the research that our medical students conduct and refine in a multitude of ways. Recognizing excellence among the medical students work takes […]