56th Internal Medicine Research Day Schedule of Events – October 11, 2022

The 56th Internal Medicine Research Day will take place with afternoon sessions on Tuesday, October 11.  [add to Outlook calendar] The in-person event will feature a Keynote Lecture, invited short talks, and poster session. Schedule: 12:00-1:00pm Keynote Presentation – Prem Sahai Auditorium, MERF Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus:  From Body Colonization to Global […]

ACP Resident Clinical Vignette Competition, 2022

Physicians must be able to present a case efficiently and with expertise. Clinical experiences lead to research and to deeper understanding and communicating that to peers expands the benefits gained from one to many. This in part is why the American College of Physicians (ACP) hosts a clinical vignette competition each year, to give physicians […]

Humphrey named Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division Administrator

Hilary Humphrey, MBA, has been named Division Administrator for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She replaces Mazin Abu-Ghazalah, who was also Operations Director for the Digestive Health Clinic, a position for which Tara Clark, LISW, MBA will fill on an interim basis while a search for a permanent replacement is conducted. Humphrey has been […]

Critical care fellows get advanced training in day-long ‘Airwaypalooza’

Recently, every one of our twelve fellows in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship program got the day off from their usual clinical duties in order to attend a new training session designed by Kevin Doerschug, MD, Director of UI Health Care’s Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), and Allison Wynes, ARNP, Lead APP in the MICU. […]

Online presentation: Insights Into the Pathogenesis of Polycystic Kidney Disease – September 29, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, September 29, 2022, will be: Stokes Lecture: Insights Into the Pathogenesis of Polycystic Kidney Disease 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, September 29, 2022 Peter C. Harris, PhD, Prrofessor, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic   Click this link on Thursday just […]

Meet Our APPs: Marcus Barlow, MMSc, MPH, PA-C

After a brief pause to introduce our 2022 interns, we are pleased to resume our weekly series introducing you to Internal Medicine’s Advanced Practice Providers. In addition to sharing information about where they work in the department, we asked them each to tell us a little bit about their “Why” (the sustaining pull for their […]

Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Spotlight: Austin Greco, MD

The following is reprinted from the September 26 issue of the Holden Highlights newsletter. Previously, Laila Babar, MBBS, was featured. Austin Greco, MD attended medical school at the University of Iowa and completed a residency at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and is currently in his third year of fellowship in hematology and oncology. Austin […]

Oxidative stress contributes to reductions in microvascular endothelial- and nitric oxide-dependent dilation in women with a history of gestational diabetes

Article: Oxidative stress contributes to reductions in microvascular endothelial- and nitric oxide-dependent dilation in women with a history of gestational diabetes Authors: Anna E Stanhewicz, Rowan L Schlarmann, Kaila M Brustkern, Diana I Jalal Journal: J Appl Physiol (1985). 2022 Aug 1;133(2):361-370 Abstract: Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are twice as […]

Donald C. Zavala, MD, FCCP, 1923-2022

The below message was shared from Joseph Zabner, MD, professor and former director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine. It is with the greatest sadness that I let you know of the passing today of Donald C. Zavala, MD, FCCP. One more time he taught us something, how to rest in […]

In Her Words: Women in Medicine Month

This week’s Views from the Chair is the last post in September, which is Women in Medicine month. For this column, Dr. Grumbach 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. Saima Sharif, MD, MS Clinical Associate Professor […]