ACC conference among the first to go digital

The pressure was on for Giselle Statz, MD, second-year resident, as she attempted to “stump the professor” during her oral presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2020 and World Congress Cardiology Virtual Conference. During their session, “Stump the Professor: A 31-Year-Old Man with Angina,” Statz and her mentor, Milena Gebska, MD, clinical associate professor […]

Matches on the map for 2020

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

Hal Richerson, MD, 1929–2020

Today, a giant in Internal Medicine was laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City by his immediate family. Hal B. Richerson, MD, was a member of the University of Iowa since 1961, when he joined us for residency and fellowship training in Allergy-Immunology. Although he had brief stints away for further training, including […]

Oana Paun, MD, 1979–2020

The following is a joint message from E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, Chair and DEO of Internal Medicine, and Steven Lentz, MD, PhD, Chief, Section of Hematology. Colleagues: It is with deep sadness that we relay news of the passing of Oana Valeria Paun, MD, on Friday, surrounded by loved ones. A clinical assistant professor […]

Cardiovascular Medicine holiday party, 1/24/20

Although last Friday evening was far enough away from the holiday season for the Iowa River Power Restaurant to have already taken down its decorations, the members of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine—staff, researchers, faculty, and fellows alike—were still in a celebratory mood. Unlike last year, the snow was not falling at a steady clip […]

New Faculty Additions through December 2019

The Department of Internal Medicine would like to introduce our newest members who joined us in the second half of 2019 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Bani Preet Kaur, MBBS – Clinical Assistant Professor (10-21-19) Dr. Bani Preet Kaur joins the Division of Immunology as a Clinical […]

A look back at 2019

We are proud of everything we accomplished this year and so we assembled this brief video from some of our favorite moments. Whether the photos are of a fellows’  graduation or an investiture, a concert or a conference, resident or emeritus, a promotion or retirement, some commonalities emerge. We may be busy–and we are busy–but […]

Heart & Vascular Center Holiday Party, 2019

Every office holiday party captures a theme of togetherness simply through its existence and its attendance. But the year-end celebration thrown last week by UI Health Care’s Heart and Vascular Center (HVC) across the noon hour worked in a second theme of generosity. Members of the HVC, from administrators and front-line staff to surgeons, nurses, […]

Paterson, renowned neurobiologist, comes to Iowa

The internationally recognized neurobiologist, Oxford University Professor and Head of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, and President-Elect of The Physiological Society of the UK will be the Distinguished Guest Speaker of the University of Iowa Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center on Monday and Tuesday, November 25 and 26, 2019. David J. Paterson, D.Phil, D.Sc and […]

CF research lights up Nashville

Sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the 33rd North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) was held in Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this month. A number of members of the research program at the University of Iowa made the trip. This included faculty in the adult and pediatric pulmonary divisions, a pediatric endocrinologist, study nurses, pathologists, microbiologists, […]