Online presentation: Do You Want to Breathe? Don’t Vape – February 25, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, February 25 will be: Do You Want to Breathe? Don’t Vape12:00-1:00pmThursday, February 25, 2021 Alejandro Comellas, MD, Clinical Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine Meredith Frey, PharmD, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident, Department of Pharmaceutical Care Click this link on Thursday just before noon to […]

Recognizing Teaching Excellence

Learners in the Carver College of Medicine are invited to provide examples of effective teaching at the end of each rotation. Read what our trainees recently had to say about Internal Medicine educators below. Read previous submissions. John Rieth, MD, Third Year ResidentSubmitted by Zehra Khan I had the privilege of working with and learning […]

Operation: Valentine

The department never stops thinking about how to show our residents what they mean to us. The latest demonstration came in the form of boxed sweets from one of the best local bakeries in town. (This does not constitute an official endorsement of DeLuxe Cakes and Pastries, nor have we been compensated with free pain […]

Carvour capstone project presentation headed for national stage

Martha Carvour, MD, PhD, assistant professor in Infectious Diseases, will present her capstone project, “Optimizing Communication in Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic,” at the 2021 American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Meeting. The project was the final phase Carvour had to complete the ACP and the American Association of Physician Leadership’s joint […]

Online presentation: CPC: Complications of Sickle Cell Disease – February 18, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, February 18, 2021 will be: CPC: Complications of Sickle Cell Disease12:00-1:00pmThursday, February 18, 2021 Presented by:Matthew Becker, MD, Internal Medicine ResidentNicole Peyton, MD, Pathology ResidentUsha Perepu, MBBS, MRCP, Clinical Associate Professor, Internal Medicine NOTE: A HawkID is required to attend this presentation.To ensure you will be using […]

Where Are They Now: Roberto Leon-Ferre, MD

Roberto Leon-Ferre, MD. Assistant Professor of Oncology, Associate Program Director of the Advanced Breast Medical Oncology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN I split my time between clinical care, research and education. My clinical practice is focused on the treatment of patients with breast cancer, and in evaluating patients in our Early Cancer Therapeutics Clinic (where […]

Online presentation: Update in Internal Medicine – Self Assessment Module Part II – February 11, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, February 11 will be: Update in Internal Medicine – Self Assessment Module Part II12:00-1:00pmThursday, February 11, 2021 Katherine Harris, MD, Clinical Professor and Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program Katherine White, MD, MME, Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Outpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Click this link on Thursday […]

How to obtain MOC credit for Update in Internal Medicine (ABIM) 2021

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits are available for attendance at the Internal Medicine Grand Rounds presentations held on February 4 and 11, 2021. Attendees can earn 10 MOC credits; participants need to log in to the ABIM portal, order the module, and submit their answers. Here are instructions on how to do so: Log in […]

Kumar education award to strengthen Iowa’s Allergy / Immunology fellowship curriculum

Bharat Kumar, MD, MME, Associate Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor in Immunology, received the 2021 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Educator Development Award. The one-year, $45,000 award will fund Kumar’s project, “Development of an Autoimmune Disease and Immunomodulator Use Online Curriculum for Allergy/Immunology Fellows.” Kumar will be recognized during the 2021 […]

Online presentation: Update in Internal Medicine – Self Assessment Module Part I – February 4, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, February 4 will be: Update in Internal Medicine – Self Assessment Module Part I12:00-1:00pmThursday, February 4, 2021 Katherine Harris, MD, Clinical Professor and Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program Katherine White, MD, MME, Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Outpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Click this link on Thursday […]