Upcoming medical education events, Summer/Fall 2023

Take a look at our upcoming CME conferences. Lots of educational opportunities!

Advances in Diabetes and Obesity Management 2023

Friday, August 25, 2023, 7:30 AM – Saturday, August 26, 2023, 10:30 AM
Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights, Iowa City, IA
Registration and Event Details

This event consists of 16 lectures by experts on various topics, including new technology and therapeutics available for treatment of diabetes and obesity.

Highlights include: CMG and insulin therapy, endoscopic management of obesity, and inclusive care for diabetes and obesity; keynote by Andres Acosta, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Co-director of the Nutrition Obesity Research Program, and Director of the Precision Medicine for Obesity Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

2023 Iowa Heart Rhythm Symposium

Friday, September 8, 2023, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Coralville, Coralville, IA
Registration and Event Details

This one-day event will provide an overview of the latest electrophysiology guidelines and treatment options, emphasizing current and emerging cutting-edge therapies.

Highlights: management of atrial fibrillation, therapies for conduction disease and the role of artificial intelligence in electrophysiology.

Progress 2023: Learning Together

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 7:15 AM – Friday, October 6, 2023, 3:15 PM
Hyatt Regency Coralville, Coralville, IA

Registration and Event Details

Emphasizing the interprofessional team approach to patient care, this program combines annual internal medicine and pharmacy continuing education programs into a single multi-track program offering plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and current hot topics in a combined interprofessional format.

Topics include updates and practice changes in gastroenterology and hepatology, general internal medicine, infectious diseases, hospital medicine, neurology, and psychology. This year’s event will also close with a quiz bowl style contest for attendees with questions based on conference contest. The winning team will collect a valuable prize!

For additional information related specifically to the SHM Virtual Poster Session on Thursday contact: Dianna.Edwards@unitypoint.org

Coverage of previous years of Progress can be found here.

Heart Failure 360

Friday, October 27, 2023, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Coralville, Coralville, IA
Event Details

Review updates to current guidelines for heart failure including heart failure with preserved and reduced EF, pulmonary hypertension and cardiogenic shock as well as ACT therapies. Demonstrate current standards of care in amyloid and sarcoid.

Current Topics in Allergy & Immunology: Food Allergy

Friday, October 27, 2023, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Courtyard by Marriott, Iowa City, IA
Event Details

Updates in the field of allergy/immunology focused on food allergy as a theme.


  1. Describe new mechanisms of anaphylaxis and food immune tolerance
  2. Recognize new epidemiology of multiple food allergy disorders
  3. Evaluate strengths and weakness of new types of food allergy immunotherapy

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