Recruiting for the future

Among the many elements that recruits cite as helping them rank our residency program in the Match is being able to hear from the residents themselves. For the last few years, interns and second- and third-year residents have drafted diaries describing what “A Day in the Life” looks like for them. Some go diary-style and […]

Internal Medicine recognized in four UIP Clinical Award categories

Since expanding in 2011 to cover the entire Carver College of Medicine, the University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) Clinical Awards has honored providers in six categories. This year, just as we did last year, the Department of Internal Medicine is proud of our recognition in four of those categories. Earlier this week at a special […]

Online presentation: Human Trafficking – Our Role as Health Care Providers – October 21, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, October 21 will be: Human Trafficking – Our Role as Health Care Providers 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, October 21, 2021 Shannon Findlay, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Brittany McGraw, LISW, ACSW, Social Work Specialist, Department of Psychiatry Click this link on Thursday just before noon […]

Mengeling, Ohl bring new health services fellowship to Iowa City VA

Iowa City’s VA Healthcare System has been accepted as a site to host one of the VA’s Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA) Advanced Fellowships in Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D). Michelle Mengeling, PhD, assistant professor in General Internal Medicine, and Michael Ohl, MD, MSPH, associate professor in Infectious Diseases, submitted the successful application and […]

Intratumoral talimogene laherparepvec injection with concurrent preoperative radiation in patients with locally advanced soft-tissue sarcoma of the trunk and extremities: phase IB/II trial

Article: Intratumoral talimogene laherparepvec injection with concurrent preoperative radiation in patients with locally advanced soft-tissue sarcoma of the trunk and extremities: phase IB/II trial Authors: Varun Monga, Benjamin J Miller, Munir Tanas, Sarag Boukhar, Bryan Allen, Carryn Anderson, Laura Stephens, Stacey Hartwig, Steven Varga, Jon Houtman, Lei Wang, Weizhou Zhang, Omar Jaber, Jon Thomason, David […]

Stoltz elected to national PSTP development committee

David Stoltz, MD, PhD, professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, was elected as a General Assembly Member to the American Society for Clinical Investigations (ASCI) Physician-Scientist Development Committee. During their monthly committee meetings, the Physician-Scientist Development Committee monitors, creates, and supports programming for early-career physician-scientists. “As co-director of both the Carver College of […]

ACP Resident Clinical Vignette Competition, 2021

Inevitably, every year, a faculty member can be overheard saying the same thing to a colleague: “I always learn something new at these.” This year was no different as the final round of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Clinical Vignette Competition wrapped up and the judges began their deliberation. As with years past, that […]

Celebrating Heistad’s impact through mentorship

In his remarks, Michael Welsh, MD, chair of the committee for the Daryl and Nancy Granner Distinguished Mentor Award, joked that Donald Heistad, MD, professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, was “the only two-time winner” of the award. First announced in February 2020, Heistad was originally set to be honored later that year, as […]

Residents’ quality recognized at Midwest SGIM

A major component of residency training in Internal Medicine at Iowa is an emphasis from day one on research and scholarship in practical ways. One of the ways this happens is through active involvement in a quality improvement project each year. We interviewed Matthew Soltys, MD, last year’s Chief Resident of Quality and Safety and […]