Pizza in the Park, 9/26/20

Our residency program has been working to find ways to make sure our interns feel welcome and part of the IntMed family as the newest arrivals. Because many of the traditional activities have been pre-empted by the pandemic, from tailgates to any indoor activities, the Resident Wellness Committee invited interns and their families to City […]

In Her Own Words: Women in Internal Medicine

This week’s Views from the Chair falls on the last Friday of September, which is Women in Medicine month. Instead of writing his own column, Dr. Abel asked a number of women faculty members for their thoughts on the subject without any other prompt or guidance. We are grateful for these contributions. Isabella Grumbach, MD, […]

New Faculty Additions – 2020

Over the coming weeks, the Department of Internal Medicine will introduce faculty members who joined us in 2020 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Prakash Doddapattar, MSc, PhD – Research Assistant Professor (8/6/20) Dr. Prakash Doddapattar was recently appointed to the rank of Research Assistant Professor in the […]

Online presentation: Patients’ Experiences with COVID-19 – September 24, 2020

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, September 24, 2020, will be: Patients’ Experiences with COVID-1912:00-1:00pmThursday, September 24, 2020 Presented by:Loreen Herwaldt, MD, Professor, Infectious Diseases Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95251872923 Please note that attendance is capped at 1,000. This Grand Rounds presentation will be recorded […]

FOEDRC announces new pilot grant recipients

The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center released the following announcement today. The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center is pleased to announce the results of its tenth round of pilot and feasibility research grants. These grant awards fund innovative pilot projects by early career investigators who are entering the diabetes research field, or established investigators […]

Recent insights on the use of topical steroids in eosinophilic esophagitis

Article: Recent insights on the use of topical steroids in eosinophilic esophagitis Authors: Aditi Reddy, Divya Ashat, Arvind R Murali Journal: Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jul 7;1-11. Abstract:Introduction: Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is an immune-mediated, chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. Topical steroids have been used in the management of EoE for over 15 years. […]

“See you soon” to Rebecca Hegeman, MD

How does a team say good-bye to someone who has served as its center and one of its strongest advocates for decades? The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension had to give it a try last week before Rebecca Hegeman, MD, retired from a career spent at the University of Iowa, building and maintaining one of […]

Bates’ Guide updates to match new knowledge

In a collaboration with physicians from across the country, Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, has put on his editorial hat again for the publication of the 13th edition of Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. The widely used textbook provides students in any health professional training program a step-by-step guide to performing accurate, efficient, and effective […]

Progress, 10/22-23: Call for Abstracts and Registration

Nothing can stop Progress! For forty years, this CME conference has brought health care providers from all over the state to learn about the latest in treatments, devices, and discoveries. More recently, physicians and pharmacists have combined their expertise to present a broader perspective on some of the most pressing issues in health care. This […]