GI fellows take a very close second in ACG Jeopardy

Like all other national society meetings, the American College of Gastroenterology moved into a digital space this year. And while individual presentations and panels and even poster sessions may be more easily managed via video conferencing, the Doctor’s Dilemma / Jeopardy competitions posed some technological challenges. This did not stop GI fellows Yazan Hasan, MBBS, […]

Harris, Vogelgesang receive top honors from Iowa ACP

Though meeting only virtually, unlike in years past, the Iowa Chapter of the American College of Physicians delivered two distinct honors among its other chapter business. The first, the 2020 Laureate Award, was presented to Katherine Harris, MD, FACP, Clinical Professor and Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency. The Laureate Award honors ACP […]

Internal Medicine recognized with multiple UIP Clinical Awards

Since expanding in 2011 to cover the entire Carver College of Medicine, the University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) Clinical Awards has honored providers in six categories. This year, the Department of Internal Medicine is proud to have been recognized in four of those categories. Earlier this week in a much more scaled back version of […]

Dhanesha earns AHA career development award

Nirav Dhanesha, PhD, research assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, has earned a three-year, $231,000 Career Development Award from the American Heart Association (AHA). Dhanesha, a member of the Chauhan Lab, will use the funds to investigate the mechanisms for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in obesity. “Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a […]

Water leads ID fellows toward publication

Sammantha Kouba, DO, recent Infectious Disease fellowship graduate, and Takaaki Kobayashi, MD, current F3 ID fellow, published a leptospirosis case study in BMJ Case Reports, with patient consent. The publication, with contributions from faculty members Robert Blount, MD, and Loreen Herwaldt, MD, addressed the rare cardiovascular impacts of leptospirosis.  Kouba and Kobayashi’s report details a 50-year-old man […]

Online presentation: The High Road and Its Tolls: Public Health Lessons Learned from Marijuana Legalization in Colorado and Oklahoma – October 29, 2020

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, October 29, 2020, will be: The High Road and Its Tolls: Public Health Lessons Learned from Marijuana Legalization in Colorado and Oklahoma12:00-1:00pmThursday, October 29, 2020 Gerard Clancy, MD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: This Grand Rounds […]

Education leadership awarded GME Innovation grants

Two new Education Innovation Fund grants have been awarded to the department from the University of Iowa’s Graduate Medical Education office. The first went to Manish Suneja, MD, Vice Chair for Education, and Jane Rowat, MS, Educational Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The second will go to a team led by Nicholas Arnold, […]

Manuscript Tips: Permissions

The following is the next installment in a series on writing for publication from Kris Greiner, editor in the Design Center. Explore her suite of editing services. If you find an image, graph, table, or other previously published material that you want to use in your own paper or presentation, you’ll very likely need to acquire permission to do […]

Residency Program Humanities and Wellness Committee – Writing Competition Results!

Our Internal Medicine Residency Program believes that nurturing creativity is as beneficial to the individual as it is to developing empathetic physicians. The resident-led Humanities and Wellness Committee launched a writing competition this year, inviting residents to submit works of creative nonfiction, poetry, and fiction. These were then anonymized and posted for their peers to […]

Identification and characterization of Fbxl22, a novel skeletal muscle atrophy-promoting E3 ubiquitin ligase

Article: Identification and characterization of Fbxl22, a novel skeletal muscle atrophy-promoting E3 ubiquitin ligase Authors: David C. Hughes, Leslie M. Baehr, Julia R. Driscoll, Sarah A. Lynch, David S. Waddell, and Sue C. Bodine Journal: Am J Physiol Cell Physiol319: C700–C719, 2020.First published August 12, 2020 Abstract:Muscle-specific E3 ubiquitin ligases have been identified in muscle […]