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 […]

OCRME Education Innovation and Scholarship Grants Awarded

Congratulations to the Internal Medicine recipients of the Education Innovation and Scholarship Grants awarded by the Carver College of Medicine’s Office of Consultation and Research in Medical Education (OCRME)! Below are the recipients named in the second and third round of awards. Milena Gebska, MD, MME, was one of the first three awarded an EIS […]

“With Gratitude,” Pulmonary celebrates Zabner’s leadership, inspiration

Measuring a leader’s impact in academic medicine can be done more easily by examining growth of revenue or faculty members or patient care volume. But less tangible factors like lives transformed, world views changed, or careers redirected toward greater success are arguably even more important. Over the course of an evening on the second floor […]

Endocrinology celebrates division achievements

In what is now officially an annual tradition, members of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism gathered on a recent Saturday evening to celebrate a number of achievements, anniversaries, promotions, and to say farewell to one valued but departing member. About two dozen faculty, staff, and their loved ones met in the Courtyard by Marriott, […]

Campbell elected President of the National Society of Genetic Counselors

Colleen Campbell, PhD, MS, LGC, clinical associate professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, has been elected 2024 President of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC). In 2023, she will serve as President-Elect, and then Past President in 2025. Campbell completed her term as Secretary/Treasurer for the NSGC at the end of December 2021. […]

Kumar named Physician Editor of The Rheumatologist

The Rheumatologist, official scientific newsmagazine of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), has named Bharat Kumar, MD, MME, clinical assistant professor in the Division of Immunology, Kelting Family Scholar in Rheumatology, and associate director of the rheumatology fellowship program, as its next Physician Editor for the 2023–2027 term. In this role, Kumar will work with […]

Endocrinology Fellowship Graduation, 2022

Three graduating fellows in Endocrinology were celebrated recently. Members of the division, colleagues, and loved ones gathered at the new Courtyard Marriott in University Heights, just across the street from Duke Slater Field at Kinnick Stadium. After a cocktail hour, newly appointed Fellowship Program Director Brian O’Neill, MD, PhD, welcomed guests and graduates before dinner. […]

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 […]

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 […]