Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 2022

Members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology wove their way through the halls of the Hyatt Regency to find the rest of their colleagues and friends ready to celebrate the end of another academic year and four worthy graduates of their Gastroenterology Fellowship. Arriving guests helped themselves to refreshments and caught up with each […]

Infectious Disease Fellows Graduation

On Thursday of this week, the Division of Infectious Diseases hosted a small farewell for its graduating fellows, Matt Smith, MD, and Joseph Tholany, MD. Faculty, staff, and their fellow trainees gathered to congratulate the pair and to thank them for their contributions during a challenging couple years. Both graduates will continue their training at […]

Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 2022

“Do you really think I’m ready for Hollywood?” That was the question posed by Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD, to Dale Abel, MD, PhD, near the end of the short film “Suneja Stream.” The film debuted midway through last week’s Residency Graduation event as graduates and their families, faculty and staff were […]

Online presentation: Towards Equitable Whole-Person Care in Cancer: Implementing an Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Model at Holden – June 16, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, June 16, 2022, will be: Towards Equitable Whole-Person Care in Cancer: Implementing an Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Model at Holden 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, June 16, 2022 Arwa Aburizik, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry; Director of the Psychosocial Oncology Program at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2022–23

Ahmed Adbelhamid, MD Growing up as an Egyptian American, I learned from an early age to appreciate the various disparities in the world. My frequent trips to Egypt were always a direct reminder of how fortunate I am to have access to basic needs. These experiences motivated me to seek out a career that was centered […]

Farewell from our 2021–22 Chief Residents

When we began our chief resident year in June of 2021, we knew that it would be one filled with learning and evolution, however none of us could have expected the degree of impact that it would have on us. It has been a year of professional and personal growth for us—from expanding our skills […]

Outstanding Resident & Teacher of the Year Awards, 2022

At last evening’s Internal Medicine Residency Graduation, the final two resident-chosen awards for the year were announced, and a third’s inauguration was celebrated. The bulk of the awards had been announced last week at the Chief Residents’ Grand Rounds. Outstanding Intern of the Year – Marie Finkbeiner, MD Outstanding Junior Resident of the Year – […]

The Chiefs’ Grand Rounds, 2022

As much as they are leaders in the residency program, the Chief Residents’ acumen as clinicians and educators is rarely on full display to the entire institution and beyond. Every year, they are invited to deliver a Grand Rounds in Internal Medicine close to the end of their term in office. (View previous years’ presentations here: […]

Online presentation: On a Knife’s Edge: a Complicated Case of Tuberculous Meningitis – June 9, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, June 9, 2022, will be: On a Knife’s Edge: a Complicated Case of Tuberculous Meningitis 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, June 9, 2022 Jason Barker MD, Associate Professor Division of Infectious Diseases Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/96901723211 This Grand Rounds presentation will […]