Zeitler assumes role as Section Chief of Hematology/Oncology at the VA

The following announcement comes from Dr. Brad Dixon, Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of Medicine, VA Health Care System. It is with great pleasure I announce that Dr. William Zeitler has accepted the position as Section Chief for Hematology/Oncology at the Iowa City VA. Dr. Zeitler is a native of Iowa City. He received […]

Shibli-Rahhal to lead college accreditation review

Through the accreditation process, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) governs which medical schools can license graduates and can offer federal financial aid to students. Every eight years, each US medical school undergoes an 18-month-long process overseen by this independent body, which is jointly recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Association […]

Newly elected senators in Internal Medicine

Congratulations to the following Internal Medicine faculty members recently elected to the University of Iowa Faculty Senate from the Carver College of Medicine! The University of Iowa Faculty Senate, composed of eighty representatives of all academic units of the university, serves as the principal channel of communication between faculty members and the central administration of […]

Trae Stutzman joins the Internal Medicine Human Resources Team

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to welcome Trae Stutzman to our Human Resources team as an HR Associate. A 2020 graduate of Mount Mercy University with dual degrees in Business Management and Human Resource Management, Stutzman joins us with more than four years’ experience working in human resources. For the last three years, […]

“Exit interview” with Joseph Zabner, MD

In December 2021, after more than ten years as Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, Joseph Zabner, MD, stepped down from the role. David Stoltz, MD, PhD, was named as his successor. After a couple of months spent “keeping a low profile,” as Zabner put it, we sat down to […]

Amy Halvorson Bouffard joins Internal Medicine HR

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to welcome Amy Halvorson Bouffard, BSW, MBA, SHRM-CP, to our Human Resources team. Bouffard’s first day with us will be January 10. She will assume many of the duties previously held by Ann Howard, but, among her responsibilities, Bouffard will play a role in every aspect of the […]

The University of Iowa says Good-Bye to Dr. Abel

A few weeks ago the department put out a call to current and former members throughout University of Iowa Health Care, the Carver College of Medicine, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center. We asked them to send text, photos, or videos to let outgoing Chair and DEO E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, […]

Grumbach to serve as Interim Chair of Internal Medicine

The below is a lightly edited version of a message sent from outgoing Chair & DEO E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, to the department. By now you have heard the news that Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, will serve as Interim Chair and DEO for the Department of Internal Medicine. This is a tremendous piece of news. The […]

Stoltz named Pulmonary Division Director

The message below was sent to the Department of Internal Medicine earlier today. I have the great pleasure to announce that David A. Stoltz, MD, PhD, has been named Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, effective December 1. We are grateful for the 11 years of leadership that his predecessor, […]

Milhem named HOBMT Division Director

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that Mohammed Milhem, MBBS, will become the next Director of the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, after serving as Interim Division Director for the past 3 months. Our decision to defer plans to launch a national search for a permanent Division Director […]