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, 1923-1922

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 […]

Online presentation: Perspectives on precision therapeutics for rare cystic fibrosis genotypes – September 22, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, September 22, 2022, will be: McLennan Lecture: Perspectives on precision therapeutics for rare cystic fibrosis genotypes 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, Spetmebr 22, 2022 Eric Sorscher, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine   Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95739736737 This […]

“Olive” the Rheumatology fellows improve aim with ultrasound

Late last month, members of the Rheumatology Fellowship were part of a novel training method to get experience using ultrasound to guide injections. The tools included a needle and point-of-care ultrasound system, as well as a dish of olives and block of semi-firm tofu. Associate Program Director Bharat Kumar, MD, MME, had the idea of […]

Meet Your Interns – Part 7

We are proud to present the incoming Intern Class of 2022. We wanted to take the opportunity to go a little past the names and faces and learn a couple things about them. We asked them each to tell us about why they chose Internal Medicine at Iowa for their residency. And, now that they […]

Direct endoscopic placement of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomies with jejunal extension tubes (PEG-J) using ultra-thin endoscopes – long-term outcomes from a U.S. tertiary referral center

Article: Direct endoscopic placement of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomies with jejunal extension tubes (PEG-J) using ultra-thin endoscopes – long-term outcomes from a U.S. tertiary referral center Authors: Yazan Hasan, Asad Ali, Amer El Sayed, Avraham Levin, Henning Gerke, Hye Yeon Jhun, Mohamad Mokadem, Rami El Abiad, Randhir Jesudoss, Steven Polyak, Nadav Sahar Journal: Surg Endosc. 2022 […]

Progress 2022: A Preview

Back in person for the first time since 2019, Progress 2022: Learning Together in the 21st Century is stressing the “Together” in its title. On Thursday, October 27, and Friday, October 28, at the Hyatt Regency in nearby Coralville, this four-decade-old conference will show that it is still innovating and still providing attendees the most recent […]