Advances in neuroendocrine tumor research

The only Neuroendocrine Tumor Center of Excellence in the United States, and just one of 50 in the world, is right here at the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine (CCOM). The neuroendocrine tumor (NET) team at University of Iowa Health Care is multidisciplinary, composed of Department of Internal Medicine physicians including […]

Iowa ACP Chapter Meeting, 2023

Coinciding with the two-day PROGRESS conference, the Iowa Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) held its chapter meeting as it usually does. Because many of the state’s chapter members are already in attendance getting updates in a variety of subspecialty topics, it is a natural time to convene and address chapter business. Though […]

Winners of the inaugural ICVA Chief of Staff Awards announced

In an effort to honor clinicians and researchers at the Iowa City VA Health Care System (ICVAHCS), the Deputy Chief of Staff Victoria Sharp, MD, MBA directed the establishment of a trio of awards, bearing the name of her office. In each category, listed below, these winners “exemplify the best aspects of our mission.” Sharp […]

2023 SHM poster session

As they have done every year for the last five or six years, the Iowa Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine held a poster session during the Progress 2023 CME conference. They invited hospital medicine-related abstracts from members throughout the state who would also be in attendance. The winner received a cash prize and […]

Zabner presented with Distinguished Mentor Award

Yesterday the Carver College of Medicine recognized Joseph Zabner, MD, with the 2023 Daryl and Nancy Granner Distinguished Mentor Award. A packed audience filled the seats and even the stairs in Prem Sahai Auditorium inside the Medical Education Research Facility. After opening remarks from Vice President for Medical Affairs and the Tyrone D. Artz Dean […]

Iowa tops nation in HIV viral suppression outcomes

In a report released in May 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognized the state of Iowa for having one of the highest percentages of HIV viral suppression in the country, which allows people living with HIV to reach their best health outcomes. People who sustain an undetectable viral load for at […]

Infectious Diseases honors Nauseef at retirement

After four decades at the University of Iowa, William Nauseef, MD, announced his intention to retire and stepped back from clinical responsibilities. An infectious diseases physician and researcher, the founder and longtime director of the Iowa Inflammation Program, Nauseef balanced daily work in the lab and in the clinic with education, mentoring, and generous support […]

Internal Medicine Members Recognized by Medical Students

Meaningful recognitions of teaching impact often come from the trainees and students themselves. Each year each student at each level in the Carver College of Medicine is asked to nominate and then vote for instructors who have made the most difference to them. Because our educators measure impact one student at a time, a nomination […]

Day receives GME teaching award

Jonathan Day, MD, PharmD, third-year Internal Medicine resident, is one of the thirteen recipients of the 2023 GME Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award. This award is based on nominations from trainees, peers, and faculty to recognize “exceedingly dynamic and skilled instruction.” Day was presented with his award earlier this month. Below is the nomination submitted […]