International and national recognition

For the second year in a row, U. S. News & World Report has ranked us among the nation’s best. You can read the full report of where our medical school stands in addition to other subspecialties within the Carver College of Medicine that were nationally ranked here. Last year our department’s training program was […]

Incoming Intern Class: 2019–20

“I am really pleased and excited to share the list of our incoming interns (2019–2020). Please welcome them to our Iowa family. Go Hawks!” — Manish Suneja, MD, Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Upcoming Conferences – Spring 2019

Take a look at our upcoming CME conferences. There’s something for everyone! 6th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis & Therapy 2019 Thursday, April 11, 2019 Time: 7:45 AM – 4:15 PM Location: Radisson Hotel, Coralville, IA Registration Link Cardiovascular Medicine is rapidly evolving to new evidence on medical, interventional, and surgical therapies. This conference will […]

One size does not protect all

Loreen Herwaldt, MD, professor in Infectious Diseases and of Epidemiology, and Priyadarshini Pennathur, PhD, assistant professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering, presented an invited talk on personal protective equipment (PPE) design problems to a standing committee within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The committee is tasked with, in part, addressing topics that […]

Objective Structured Teaching Evaluations

Our Internal Medicine Residency Program places a high value on making sure that our residents can effectively pass on their skills. Even if they do not pursue careers in academic medicine past graduation, both the time they spend in training and in many informal ways well into their careers, the skills of a clinician educator […]

Winter Recognition, 2019

In a yearly tradition, the Internal Medicine Residency Program organizes a mid-year gathering to thank its members for their hard work and to let families and friends get to know each other a little better. Last week’s event at North Liberty’s Tin Roost offered attendees a chance to sample microbrews, taste some tiny cupcakes, and […]

Primary Care on the front lines of our health system

There really is no other way to say it. Based in the Division of General Internal Medicine, our general internists, mostly working at the Iowa River Landing facility, log more hours in direct and indirect contact with patients than most within University of Iowa Health Care. Fewer than 20 providers follow more than 14,000 patients […]

General Internal Medicine, some specifics

The below is a post from Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine. The general internists at Iowa River Landing (IRL) are thriving. Led by interim clinic director and clinical assistant professor Dr. Wendy Fiordellisi, the 17 faculty physicians and 2 APPs follow more than 14,000 patients. Productivity is projected […]

Updates in Hematology Conference, 2/2/19

One of the greatest strengths of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) at the University of Iowa is its ability to tap experts from a variety of disciplines to collaborate in new ways. At the tail end of the inaugural Updates in Hematology CME conference, some of those innovative collaborations were featured. Melissa Bates, PhD, […]

What Internal Medicine Grads Are Saying

The following is a post from Internal Medicine Residency Director Dr. Manish Suneja and Education Development Director Jane Rowat. As part of continuous quality improvement for the residency program, the Program Evaluation Committee is charged to complete annual reviews of the training program. This review includes gathering data from internal sources (program data and current […]