Online presentation: Colorectal cancer screening: a critical analysis – November 19, 2020

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, November 19, 2020, will be: Colorectal cancer screening: a critical analysis12:00-1:00pmThursday, November 19, 2020 Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, Professor and Director, Division of General Internal Medicine Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation:https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/91032161520 This Grand Rounds presentation will be recorded and available […]

A day in the life of a PGY-2 – Ahmed Abdelhamid, MD

We asked a number of our residents to describe what a typical day looks like. We are grateful to share their stories in this series of diaries. Each day at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics has a different flavor, rhythm, and pace that offers its unique learning opportunity. While slower-paced days offer time for ‘chalk-talks’ […]

Celebrating our trainee-educators’ excellence

In the past seven or eight months, a lot of small, everyday interactions have been sacrificed or gone through dramatic changes. For one of the Chief Residents of Internal Medicine at UnityPoint Health, Iaswarya Ganapathiraju, DO, that meant she was not able to see her medical students in-person for four months during the peak of […]

A day in the life of a PGY-2 – Mackenzie Hines, MD

We asked a number of our residents to describe what a typical day looks like. We are grateful to share their stories in this series of diaries. Every five weeks, we have our Y-week, which consists of five half-days of our continuity clinic, two half-days of subspecialty clinics, one half-day of education, one half-day for quality […]

Internal Medicine Research Day(s), 2020

A central part of every Internal Medicine Research Day celebration is the poster competition. Although this year’s abstract presentations took some reorganizing, the quality and creativity was still on display. So, first, this year’s winners of the 54th Annual Research Day. In announcing these winners, Research Day Co-Chairs Ryan Boudreau, PhD, and Saket Girotra, MBBS, […]

A day in the life of an intern – Reed Johnson, MD

We asked a number of our residents to describe what a typical day looks like. We are grateful to share their stories in this series of diaries. Inpatient Cardiology Teaching Service – November 9, 2020 5:30 – Morning. My alarm goes off. I’ll admit most days I hit the snooze button for 10 extra minutes […]

Online presentation: ACP Vignette Competition Finalists – November 12, 2020

UPDATE: A recording of this presentation is available for viewing. Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, November 12, 2020, will be: ACP Vignette Competition Finalists12:00-1:00pmThursday, November 12, 2020 Chest Pain and Dyspnea – Tyler Bullis, MD (R2) A Purpura Puzzle – Elin Beck, MD (R3) Altered Behavior and Malaise – Alicia Kilian, MD […]

Manuscript Tips: Reusing a Previously Published Image

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. Once you have secured permission to reuse a copyrighted image, chances are you’ll need to find a high-resolution copy for the intended publisher to use in your manuscript. So what qualifies as […]

A day in the life of an intern – Mahak Saad, MD

We asked a number of our residents to describe what a typical day looks like. We are grateful to share their stories in this series of diaries. As the trees start to change colors in the fall, I reflect on how far I have come in just a few months of internal medicine residency. As […]