Kaboli projects look at patient and provider behavior

The Center for Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) renewed its five-year status as a Center of Innovation (COIN) within the VA Health Services Research & Development (HSRD) in late 2018. A multidisciplinary and nimble band of researchers, educators, and clinicians, CADRE investigators are transforming the way health care is delivered, improving quality and […]

Iyer case published by digital CME team

Priyanka Iyer, MD, MPH, associate in Immunology, had her case study, “A Real Pain in the Neck,” published by Healio, a collaborative, interactive information and education site for health care specialists, as part of their Ace the Case series. This past May, Iyer presented the same case study at the 30th annual Iowa Rheumatology Symposium […]

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 few months, members of our department were nominated by colleagues, patients, and patient family members for […]

Klesney-Tait, Stoltz named to two new professorships

Surrounded by friends, colleagues, former mentors, and loved ones, two members of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine each received formal recognition of their appointment to two newly formed professorships. Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD, in addition to being the Medical Director of the Lung Transplantation program within University of Iowa Health Care […]

Recruiting for our future

It seems like we barely get a new class of fellows situated here and it is time to begin the process of identifying the members of next year’s class. Toward the end of this month, we will enter Interview Season. Graduating residents from all over the country will visit Iowa City to meet with faculty […]

Panaich leads Iowa’s first surgery with percutaneous axillary Impella insertion

Sidakpal Panaich, MBBS, clinical assistant professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, led the team of specialists who completed the state of Iowa’s first high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention while inserting an Impella device via a blood vessel close to the shoulder. An Impella is a mechanical support device often used to support heart function during high-risk percutaneous (minimally […]

Teaching clinical medicine

There are few activities in this role that drive home for me the importance of each component of our mission than leading Chair’s Rounds each Thursday morning. I look forward very much to accompany our Chief Residents and trainees to round on patients that represent the breadth and diversity of the clinical cases on our […]

Training in bedside exam offers opportunity

Fellows from around the region and even some farther corners continue to come every year for the Midwest Fellows Critical Care Ultrasound Symposium. This year, the growth was not in the numbers of fellows traveling for training in point-of-care ultrasound for two days, but in the number of faculty members assisting in the training. Now […]

Research, diversity, and immunology

During this month of transition, we have focused quite a bit on our education mission, but research within the Department of Internal Medicine never slows down. This last month has seen a number of compelling research stories come to light that reflect the diversity of research that is being conducted within our Department. These include […]