Bates’ Guide updates to match new knowledge

In a collaboration with physicians from across the country, Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, has put on his editorial hat again for the publication of the 13th edition of Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. The widely used textbook provides students in any health professional training program a step-by-step guide to performing accurate, efficient, and effective […]

Kumar joins ACR Board of Directors

Bharat Kumar, MD, MME, clinical assistant professor in the Division of Immunology and associate director of the Rheumatology Fellowship program, has been selected as a member of the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) Board of Directors. As one of the 13 at-large members of the ACR Board of Directors, Kumar will help to govern ACR […]

You Make a Difference in Internal Medicine

The University of Iowa Health Care Making a Difference program is designed to recognize individuals who have performed in an exemplary manner, consistent with the goals of service excellence, and with a commitment to quality care. Over the last few months, members of our department were nominated by colleagues, patients, and patient family members for […]

“Bon Voyage” to Janet Schlechte

As a postscript to the combined graduation event, leadership within the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism privately commissioned a recognition for Janet Schlechte, MD, who had recently announced her retirement, to be revealed at the end of the evening. Schlechte has long served the University of Iowa after her own training in residency and fellowship […]

Suneja, Szot continue tradition, streamline in DeGowin’s 11th

DeGowin’s Diagnostic Examination, Eleventh Edition, the newest in a series of updates of the classical clinical manual, will hit the market this Friday. At one time, this well-known text was required reading in nearly every medical school in North America. It was conceived and first penned by Elmer DeGowin, MD, a member of the department’s […]

Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 2020

The need to maintain social distancing balanced against the need to celebrate graduates has inspired creativity from each of our fellowship programs. The members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology were inspired when they ditched the views above Kinnick Stadium in favor of their computers and cameras. Only the graduates themselves, Program Director Adrian […]

Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 2020

In graduation celebrations past, scores of family and friends gathered in a hall inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena, posed tightly together for group photos, plucked appetizers from common trays, and hugged. Lots of hugs were shared. Things looked slightly different than that on Tuesday evening. A concern for safety had to match the amount of pride that […]

Internal Medicine Education Awards, 2019–20

The following award winners were announced by Manish Suneja, MD, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, on Thursday, June 11. See photos from the announcement. François M. Abboud Internal Medicine Resident Award Thor Bjarnason Presented annually to recognize one or two Senior Residents in the Department of Internal Medicine who carried out the most […]

Dhanesha presents in AHA finals competition

Nirav Dhanesha, PhD, research assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, qualified as a finalist for the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) Kenneth M. Brinkhous Early Career Investigator Prize in Thrombosis. As one of the four finalists, the AHA recognized Dhanesha, a member of the Chauhan Lab, as one of the young investigators […]

Hinton reaps reward for efforts

Since joining the Abel Lab, Antentor O. Hinton, Jr., PhD, has earned his fair share of mentorship and research awards. With three awards earned in just the past month, the postdoctoral research fellow proves he’s not slowing down anytime soon. Mayo Clinic Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship Hinton, who is currently a Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Ford […]