ACP Resident Clinical Vignette Competition, 2022

Physicians must be able to present a case efficiently and with expertise. Clinical experiences lead to research and to deeper understanding and communicating that to peers expands the benefits gained from one to many. This in part is why the American College of Physicians (ACP) hosts a clinical vignette competition each year, to give physicians […]

Critical care fellows get advanced training in day-long ‘Airwaypalooza’

Recently, every one of our twelve fellows in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship program got the day off from their usual clinical duties in order to attend a new training session designed by Kevin Doerschug, MD, Director of UI Health Care’s Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), and Allison Wynes, ARNP, Lead APP in the MICU. […]

Online presentation: Insights Into the Pathogenesis of Polycystic Kidney Disease – September 29, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, September 29, 2022, will be: Stokes Lecture: Insights Into the Pathogenesis of Polycystic Kidney Disease 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, September 29, 2022 Peter C. Harris, PhD, Prrofessor, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic   Click this link on Thursday just […]

Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Spotlight: Austin Greco, MD

The following is reprinted from the September 26 issue of the Holden Highlights newsletter. Previously, Laila Babar, MBBS, was featured. Austin Greco, MD attended medical school at the University of Iowa and completed a residency at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and is currently in his third year of fellowship in hematology and oncology. Austin […]

Online presentation: Perspectives on precision therapeutics for rare cystic fibrosis genotypes – September 22, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, September 22, 2022, will be: McLennan Lecture: Perspectives on precision therapeutics for rare cystic fibrosis genotypes 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, Spetmebr 22, 2022 Eric Sorscher, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine   Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95739736737 This […]

“Olive” the Rheumatology fellows improve aim with ultrasound

Late last month, members of the Rheumatology Fellowship were part of a novel training method to get experience using ultrasound to guide injections. The tools included a needle and point-of-care ultrasound system, as well as a dish of olives and block of semi-firm tofu. Associate Program Director Bharat Kumar, MD, MME, had the idea of […]

Meet Your Interns – Part 7

We are proud to present the incoming Intern Class of 2022. We wanted to take the opportunity to go a little past the names and faces and learn a couple things about them. We asked them each to tell us about why they chose Internal Medicine at Iowa for their residency. And, now that they […]

Progress 2022: A Preview

Back in person for the first time since 2019, Progress 2022: Learning Together in the 21st Century is stressing the “Together” in its title. On Thursday, October 27, and Friday, October 28, at the Hyatt Regency in nearby Coralville, this four-decade-old conference will show that it is still innovating and still providing attendees the most recent […]

Online presentation: Endocarditis associated with injection drug use: A problem antibiotics alone won’t solve – September 15, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, September 15, 2022, will be: Endocarditis associated with injection drug use: A problem antibiotics alone won’t solve 12:00-1:00p, Thursday, September 15, 2022 Jacob Hodges, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases Stephanie Stauffer, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology, Deputy Medical Examiner for Johnson County Click this link […]

Meet Your Interns, Part 6

We are proud to present the incoming Intern Class of 2022. We wanted to take the opportunity to go a little past the names and faces and learn a couple things about them. We asked them each to tell us about why they chose Internal Medicine at Iowa for their residency. And, now that they […]