Addressing vaccine hesitancy in theory and in practice

Assistant Professor in General Internal Medicine, Aaron Scherer, PhD, is the primary investigator (PI) for a large, cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct surveys on immunization-related issues with health care professionals and the general public. His and his team’s work help inform the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization […]

A spooky noon conference

Noon conference is always a time for the residents to take a break, learn a little, and connect with colleagues. But last week on Halloween, the residency program’s Wellness Committee added a little something extra to the hour. Treats, tunes, and a pumpkin carving competition were all on offer for the residents to celebrate the […]

Iowa ACP Women in Medicine lunch

Katherine Harris, MD, has been serving as Governor of the Iowa Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) for a little more than a year. “Do you know how many other women have held this position?” she asked an audience earlier this month. “One. In about a hundred years.” (That woman was Janet Schlechte, […]

Internal Medicine Day 2023

On Saturday, October 28, we celebrated #InternalMedicineDay along with the American College of Physicians (ACP) and thousands of Internal Medicine physicians across the country. We did this by joining in the conversation, asking our clinicians, “Why did you choose Internal Medicine?” and “Why are you proud to be an Internal Medicine clinician?” We reached out […]