You Make a Difference in Internal Medicine

The University of Iowa Health Care Making a Difference program is designed to recognize individuals who have performed in an exemplary manner, consistent with the goals of service excellence, and with a commitment to quality care. Over the last three months, members of our department were nominated by colleagues, patients, and patient family members for […]

Retiring Faculty, 2018-2019

Over the last year 10 faculty members within Internal Medicine have retired or are about to retire at the end of this academic year. We asked each faculty member’s Division Director to speak briefly about their impact on the department and on the Carver College of Medicine. We are grateful for their contributions. Ann Broderick, […]

Reisinger named ICTS Associate Director

Heather Schacht Reisinger, PhD, has been named Associate Director of Engagement, Integration and Implementation for the University of Iowa’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS). Reisinger is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Associate Director and Core Investigator for the Center for Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) at the Iowa […]

Bird House Hospice Home – Update

We are at the halfway mark in our Spring Community Engagement project! Dozens of items have been delivered to the Bird House and nearly $1,200 in donations have also been made. Thank you to those members who have helped demonstrate Internal Medicine’s commitment to the Iowa City community. Remember that the top-donating division will receive […]

21st Annual Update in Infectious Diseases, 4/26/19

It is rare for a CME event to have connections to a number of other events happening around the university and Iowa City community, but big anniversaries are rare too. Because the 30th anniversary of the founding of the HIV/AIDS clinic at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics landed in the same month as this […]

Recent faculty additions, January-April 2019

The Department of Internal Medicine would like to introduce our newest members who joined in the months of January-April 2019 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Anjana Aggarwal, MD – Clinical Assistant Professor (4-15-19) Dr. Anjana Aggarwal joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology as a Clinical Assistant […]

Farewell to Michael Voigt

After holding his last clinic for the last time, Michael Voigt, MD, clinical professor in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, joined family and friends at the Vine in Coralville to celebrate. For nearly 26 years, Voigt established himself as an expert in a variety of liver-related concerns, serving as a critical member of the liver transplant team […]

Cardiologists in the Quarter

An important element in academic medicine is the communication of ideas and discoveries to peers outside the institution. Some of the best venues for that communication are national meetings of professional organizations. In addition to communication, each division within the department sees the educational opportunities these conferences represent and makes it a priority to support […]

Ashwath to lead Iowa ACC

Mahi Ashwath, MD, FACC, FASE, clinical associate professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, was elected President of the Iowa Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). During her term, which begins in 2020, Dr. Ashwath will ensure that there is bi-directional communication between grassroots members and the rest of the ACC leadership. She will also recruit […]

Internal Medicine holds strong in expanded rankings

In each of the two years that specialty training programs have been ranked, Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa stands as one of the best in the country. The recent list published by U. S. News & World Report of the “Best Graduate Schools” for medicine in the United States put us in a […]