New Faculty Additions – 2023

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce faculty members who joined us from January through May 2023 (start dates in parentheses). We are happy to welcome them to the department. Jason Allen, MD – Clinical Assistant Professor (2/1/23) Dr. Jason Allen joined the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine as a Clinical Assistant. Dr. Allen […]

New Provider Orientation, 5/3/23

As the largest department in the Carver College of Medicine and even within the University of Iowa, the Department of Internal Medicine has established college-sized administrative units and processes to manage its broad scope. Although it is still one of the leanest in terms of a faculty-to-staff ratio, there are still sizable teams enabling nine […]

Strouse named Myeloma MOG leader

Christopher Strouse, MD, clinical assistant professor and hematologist within the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, now leads the multidisciplinary oncology group (MOG) for myeloma at UI’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC). MOGs, as detailed here, are defined teams within the HCCC, each one organized around a specific type of cancer. There […]

Cardiology and residency mixers, 4.14.23

“These small interactions matter,” Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, wrote earlier this month. “They add up.” That Views from the Chair post focused on the impact of in-person Grand Rounds and a division retreat, but she could have just as easily been talking about a couple other events, both of which happened on the same evening […]

2024–25 Chief Residents Announced

The following is a statement from Vice Chair for Education and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD. It is with great pride that I announce the 2024–25 Chief Residents for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The Chief Residents are chosen for their leadership skills, moral integrity, and clinical acumen and are the most […]

Michaela Davis named Internal Medicine HR Generalist

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that Michaela Davis, BS, MBA (Expected completion, 2024), will join the Human Resources team, effective April 10. Davis joins us already familiar with UI Health Care and some of our department’s clinical activity, after spending a year and a half working in HR with the UI’s […]

Collin Just named Division Administrator for Endocrinology and Metabolism

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that Collin Just, MBA, will become Division Administrator for the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, effective March 20. Just joins an already thriving division, as he takes the administrative reins from Danielle Allen, MBA. Directed by Ayotunde Dokun, MD, PhD, the division is annually ranked at […]

Iowa trainees reunite at CF career development retreat

Last week in Oceanside, California, the strength of the Iowa bond was visible. The setting was the location for a Physician Scientist Career Development Retreat hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), a longtime partner of the Lung Biology Research program at Iowa. Specifically, the CFF’s Career Development Committee organized the two-day event for late-stage […]

Pulmonary holiday party, 1/26/23

Count on the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine to resist expectation and to search out the new. The typical trappings of a holiday party typically do not feature murals of flying saucers above sun-loungers and specialty mixed drinks named for famous fictional plants. But last week’s gathering at one of Iowa City’s […]

Gutierrez named Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The message below was sent to the Department of Internal Medicine from Interim Chair and DEO Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, earlier today. I am pleased to announce that Jeydith Gutierrez, MD, MPH, clinical associate professor in General Internal Medicine, has accepted the position of Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the department, […]