Nephrology Fellows Graduation, 2020

Medical Alumni Auditorium may not be as picturesque as the rolling hills and woods surrounding Rapid Creek Cidery and Wilson’s Orchard north of Iowa City where the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension celebrated its graduates last year. Program Director Lisa Antes, MD, and Program Coordinator Sara Murph still transformed the well with flowers and other […]

Online presentation: You Give Me Fever: Fever in the Morning, Fever all through the Night

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, July 9, 2020, will be: You Give Me Fever:  Fever in the Morning, Fever all through the Night12:00-1:00pmThursday, July 9, 2020 Loreen Herwaldt, MD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation:https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/93917697858 Please note that attendance is capped […]

Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellows Graduation, 2020

If there is any group that can “roll with it” and come through smiling, laughing, and having grown closer as a team, it is the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine. The celebration of their graduating fellows recently showed that affection and adaptability.  Like all other graduation events this season, only a handful […]

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Graduation, 2020

One of the strengths of University of Iowa Health Care’s Supportive and Palliative Care program is its multidisciplinary structure, touching every area of the system. Chaplains, music therapists, pharmacists, physicians of many specialties, social workers, nurses, and more all combine their expertise to offer treatment. This structure also makes the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship […]

Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 2020

The need to maintain social distancing balanced against the need to celebrate graduates has inspired creativity from each of our fellowship programs. The members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology were inspired when they ditched the views above Kinnick Stadium in favor of their computers and cameras. Only the graduates themselves, Program Director Adrian […]

Online presentation: Always a “Hot Spot”: African American Health in the time of COVID-19 – June 25, 2020

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, June 25, 2020, will be: Always a “Hot Spot”: African American Health in the time of COVID-1912:00-1:00pmThursday, June 25, 2020 Janette Taylor, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, College of Nursing Lama Noureddine, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology Martha Carvour, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious […]

2020–2021 Incoming Fellows

Meet the incoming class of Internal Medicine fellows! Kanishk Agnihotri, MBBCh(Cardiology EP) Salman Ansari, MD(Gastroenterology) Laila Babar, MBBS(Hem-Onc) Thor Bjarnason, MD, PhD(Cardiology) Jason Cascio, MD, PhD(Allergy) Lily Gonzalez, MD(Allergy) Ramakrishna Gorantla, MBBS(Cardiology – Int) Austin Greco, MD(Hem-Onc) Miles Hagner, MD(Pulmonary) Kimberly Helmkamp, MD(Pulmonary) Carolyn Hilliard, MD(Nephrology) Jonathan Holbrook, MD(Cardiology – Int) Iiro Honkanen, MD(Nephrology) Nick […]

Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 2020

In graduation celebrations past, scores of family and friends gathered in a hall inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena, posed tightly together for group photos, plucked appetizers from common trays, and hugged. Lots of hugs were shared. Things looked slightly different than that on Tuesday evening. A concern for safety had to match the amount of pride that […]

Leadership training programs’ effectiveness evaluated

In training for a career in clinical practice or research, leadership and management skills are becoming increasingly necessary for physicians-in-training. To stay ahead of the curve, institutions have begun implementing leadership training in their graduate medical education (GME) programs. With the increased interest in leadership training, some of our GME leaders published a systematic review […]