Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 2022

Members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology wove their way through the halls of the Hyatt Regency to find the rest of their colleagues and friends ready to celebrate the end of another academic year and four worthy graduates of their Gastroenterology Fellowship. Arriving guests helped themselves to refreshments and caught up with each […]

Vogelgesang to step down as Immunology Division Director

After eight years as Director of the Division of Immunology and nearly three decades of service to the University of Iowa, Scott Vogelgesang, MD, has announced his intention to retire. Effective July 1, Benjamin Davis, MD, PhD, will serve as Interim Division Director while a nationwide search is conducted for Vogelgesang’s permanent replacement. Our thanks to […]

Chauhan named Director of Thrombosis and Vascular Biology

Anil Chauhan, MTech, PhD, professor in Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantatin, will bring his record of discovery in the field of hematology and his strength as a mentor both to bear in his new role as Director of Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Division Director Mohammed Milhem, MBBS, said, “Dr. Chauhan has an impressive […]

Meet Our APPs: Brian Wayson, ARNP

We are pleased to present the next in 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 work) and what relaxes them. (Read […]

Westlawn Open Wellness (WOW) Room Open House

All are invited to an open house for the Westlawn Open Wellness (WOW) Room (2116 Westlawn), being held on Thursday, July 14, from 6:30 am to 6 pm. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day and attendees will be able to tour the space. Attendees can also obtain a raffle ticket in which the winner […]

Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 in Academic Medical Centers

Article: Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 in Academic Medical Centers Authors: Amy Chang Berger, Noa Simchoni, Andrew Auerbach, W Michael Brode, Ethan Kuperman, Katie Raffel, Alan Kubey, HOMERuN COVID-19 Collaborative Group Journal: JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Apr 1;5(4):e225657. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.5657. Abstract: This survey study assesses the rate at which US […]

Infectious Disease Fellows Graduation

On Thursday of this week, the Division of Infectious Diseases hosted a small farewell for its graduating fellows, Matt Smith, MD, and Joseph Tholany, MD. Faculty, staff, and their fellow trainees gathered to congratulate the pair and to thank them for their contributions during a challenging couple years. Both graduates will continue their training at […]

Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 2022

“Do you really think I’m ready for Hollywood?” That was the question posed by Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD, to Dale Abel, MD, PhD, near the end of the short film “Suneja Stream.” The film debuted midway through last week’s Residency Graduation event as graduates and their families, faculty and staff were […]

Pulmonary division recognizes contributions of four colleagues

Four departing faculty members of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine were sent off in style at an event held in the Jean and Renée Robillard Atrium of the Medical Education Research Facility earlier this week. Fellow researchers and clinicians, faculty colleagues, trainees, and staff all came to bid farewell to Michael […]