My journey from Japan to becoming a physician-scientist in the United States

Article: My journey from Japan to becoming a physician-scientist in the United States Authors: Yumi Imai Journal: J Clin Invest. 2021 May 3;131(9):e148995.doi: 10.1172/JCI148995. Excerpt: “Welcome, Yumi. Please call me Marian, not Dr. Young. We use first names here.” Thus my first day in the US as a research fellow at the National Institutes of […]

Excellence in Clinical Teaching awards – Internal Medicine winners and nominees

The Carver College of Medicine announced nominees and winners for the 2021 Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awards this week. Three of the 10 winners (and 13 of the 56 nominees) are members of Internal Medicine training programs. Named by medical students, peer residents, peer fellows and faculty, these nominations represent the dynamic and skilled approach […]

Gaddam receives AHA postdoctoral fellowship

Ravinder Reddy Gaddam, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in the Vikram Lab, received his second American Heart Association (AHA) Postdoctoral Fellowship. Gaddam plans to determine the role of microRNA-122 in the development of endothelial dysfunction and non-dipping hypertension—blood pressure that does not “dip” during sleep—during diabetes. Gaddam’s primary sponsor, Ajit Vikram, PhD, assistant professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, […]

Online presentation: Neuroendocrine tumors- Past, present & the future – May 13, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, May 13 will be: Neuroendocrine tumors- Past, present & the future12:00-1:00pmThursday, May 13, 2021 Chandrikha Chandrasekharan, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: This Grand Rounds presentation will be […]

Recognizing Teaching Excellence

Learners in the Carver College of Medicine are invited to provide examples of effective teaching at the end of each rotation. Read what our trainees recently had to say about Internal Medicine educators below. Read previous submissions. Eiyu Matsumoto, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal MedicineSubmitted by Conor Burke-Smith Allowed me to inform a patient […]

Reference formatting, in-text citations

Back in February I posted about selecting and formatting references in a manuscript. Since then I have noticed some other general styling concerns that persist regardless of a particular journal’s instructions. Always cite a source at the first mention of a source, not at the end of several sentences reporting information from that source. If you refer to […]

Cho named Inflammation Program director

Josalyn Cho, MD, assistant professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Occupational Medicine, has been named the next director of the University of Iowa’s Inflammation Program. Cho returned to the University of Iowa, where she earned her medical degree, in 2018, after years as director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship and Vice Chair of […]

Wearable Monitors Facilitate Exercise in Adult and Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant

Article: Wearable Monitors Facilitate Exercise in Adult and Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Authors: Ethan Pottebaum, Alexa Warmoth, Sabarish Ayyappan, David S Dickens, Yogesh Jethava, Arunkumar Modi, Michael H Tomasson, Lucas J Carr, Melissa L Bates Journal: Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2021 Apr 22. doi: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000258. Online ahead of print. Abstract:Hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) is […]

Our Medicine family and our intergenerational impact

This has been a challenging week for us. As we processed the news of the sudden and unexpected loss of one of our own, I have been heartened by and reminded of the supportive community we are privileged to be a part of. As we mourn the loss of Dr. Dale Bieber, social media comments […]

The Chiefs’ Grand Rounds, 2021

Every year the Chief Residents deliver a Grand Rounds in Internal Medicine. Though social distancing kept Medical Alumni Auditorium mostly empty, nearly 150 still logged on to cheer these four beloved members of the department dazzle them in their role for one of the last times. Before that could begin, though, Manish Suneja, MD, Residency […]