Vogelgesang to step down as Immunology Division Director

After eight years as Director of the Division of Immunology and nearly three decades of service to the University of Iowa, Scott Vogelgesang, MD, has announced his intention to retire. Effective July 1, Benjamin Davis, MD, PhD, will serve as Interim Division Director while a nationwide search is conducted for Vogelgesang’s permanent replacement. Our thanks to […]

Westlawn Open Wellness (WOW) Room Open House

All are invited to an open house for the Westlawn Open Wellness (WOW) Room (2116 Westlawn), being held on Thursday, July 14, from 6:30 am to 6 pm. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day and attendees will be able to tour the space. Attendees can also obtain a raffle ticket in which the winner […]

Pulmonary division recognizes contributions of four colleagues

Four departing faculty members of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine were sent off in style at an event held in the Jean and Renée Robillard Atrium of the Medical Education Research Facility earlier this week. Fellow researchers and clinicians, faculty colleagues, trainees, and staff all came to bid farewell to Michael […]

New Faculty Additions – 2022

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce faculty members who joined us from January through May 2022 (start dates in parentheses). We are happy to welcome them to the department. Dean Abramson, MD – Clinical Associate Professor (3/1/22) Dr. Dean Abramson joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology after thirty-three years in private practice […]

Elaine Demetroulis, MD, 1970–2022

We learned this morning that Dr. Elaine Demetroulis, a former interventional cardiologist in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, passed away. Dr. Demetroulis was associated with the University of Iowa for more than 25 years, starting with medical school at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and […]

Shibli-Rahhal to lead college accreditation review

Through the accreditation process, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) governs which medical schools can license graduates and can offer federal financial aid to students. Every eight years, each US medical school undergoes an 18-month-long process overseen by this independent body, which is jointly recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Association […]

2023–24 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 2023–24 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 […]

Matches on the map for 2022

A yearly tradition that comes on the heels of Match Day is presenting the updated map showing where our residents over the last five years attended medical school. The Carver College of Medicine produces a map showing where graduating medical students go, and we also produce a map showing where our residents go to fellowship. […]

One Day for Iowa is March 30, 2022

One Day for Iowa is a 24-hour online giving day during which donors can give directly to highlighted funds around the University of Iowa. Participants may also play along with social media challenges to earn additional funds for their area of choice. This year, the Department of Internal Medicine has three highlighted funds: the Residency […]

Trae Stutzman joins the Internal Medicine Human Resources Team

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to welcome Trae Stutzman to our Human Resources team as an HR Associate. A 2020 graduate of Mount Mercy University with dual degrees in Business Management and Human Resource Management, Stutzman joins us with more than four years’ experience working in human resources. For the last three years, […]