Taking stock as the academic year ends

There have been many reviews and pulse-checks these last few months. We have completed our department’s five-year review and will soon receive formal feedback. Many members of the department contributed to this process. I hope that the information gleaned will assist our institutional leadership in understanding the breadth of our mission and our impact on […]

Cardiology Fellows Graduation, 2019

“In 10 years, in 20 years, when their names come up, when Iowa’s name comes up, I will always be proud to say I trained there, that I trained with my fellow graduates.” Oluwaseun Adeola, MB, ChB, MPH, said this during the formal recognition of that evening’s graduates in the ballroom of the Hilton Garden […]

Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 2019

During his opening remarks, Manish Suneja, MD, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, asked family members–moms, dads, spouses–of this year’s graduating class of residents to stand for recognition. Some of the loudest applause of the evening followed. It was, Suneja said, an acknowledgment that as much as the evening’s honorees deserved congratulations, they did […]

Emeritus Faculty Luncheon, 5/17/19

Over the years, the University of Iowa Center for Advancement (UICA) has hosted the Internal Medicine Emeritus Faculty lunch in a variety of places, from the Levitt Center to Hancher Auditorium to the President’s Box inside Kinnick Stadium. Each location always provides the perfect backdrop for retired faculty and their guests to reconnect. This year, […]

Johnson wins GME teaching award

Krista Johnson, MD, MME, clinical associate professor in General Internal Medicine, is one of the 2019 recipients of the Excellence in Clinical Coaching award. Johnson was presented with her award along with her co-winners and recipients of other GME teaching awards earlier this week. Below are quotes from colleagues and trainees who supported Johnson’s nomination […]

Pulmonary focuses on people

The below is a post from Joseph Zabner, MD, PhD, director, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine. The members of our division believe in incorporating each element of the tripartite mission into everything we do. In our clinical practices, you will find research discoveries through clinical trials as well as education of medical […]

The Chiefs’ Grand Rounds

An annual tradition provides each year’s four Chief Residents a shared Grand Rounds session in the spring. A significant portion of a Chief’s responsibility is education, so one rarely leaves a session surprised at how well and efficiently they deliver tightly packaged instruction with humor and charisma. Before this year’s Chief Residents kept that streak going, […]

Abel receives Sarnoff mentoring award

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, Chair and DEO of the Department of Internal Medicine, received the Dr. Arnold Katz Achievement Award at the Sarnoff 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston earlier this month. According to the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation, the award is given to a Sarnoff Foundation member who practices excellent mentorship while encouraging […]

Internal Medicine Education Awards, 2018-19

The following award winners were announced by Manish Suneja, MD, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, on Thursday, May 16. François M. Abboud Internal Medicine Resident Award Chris DeZorzi, Tyler Rasmussen Presented annually to recognize one or two Senior Residents in the Department of Internal Medicine who carried out the most meritorious research work […]

Retiring Faculty, 2018-2019

Over the last year 10 faculty members within Internal Medicine have retired or are about to retire at the end of this academic year. We asked each faculty member’s Division Director to speak briefly about their impact on the department and on the Carver College of Medicine. We are grateful for their contributions. Ann Broderick, […]