Amarachi Anukam Memorial Fund

Earlier this fall, our department lost a very talented, vivacious, and driven young physician, Dr. Amarachi Anukam, who suffered with sickle cell disease. After discussions with her parents, internal medicine residents and faculty, and our sickle cell care team, we are pleased to announce the newly established Amarachi Anukam Memorial Fund. This memorial fund via the […]

Diabetes research enters “the matrix”

Coming soon to a public television stations across the country! Hosted by the television and film actor Laurence Fishburne, the program Information Matrix profiles innovative and exceptional organizations and individuals. An episode titled “Reversing Diabetes” brought a film crew to Iowa City in order to document the work being done within the Fraternal Order of […]

Administration Recognition, 1/22/19

Rarely in the headlines but mission-critical, the Department of Internal Medicine’s administration team gathered over the lunch hour for an annual thank-you from the department. In his remarks, Department Chair Dr. Dale Abel pointed out that they comprise one of the leanest administrative teams in the Carver College of Medicine. “And yet,” he said, “when […]

Recruitment raffle baskets

The below is a post from Chief Resident Dr. Nicole Grogan. When I first started planning for recruitment season, I finally realized how much time and energy the residents put into helping the applicants have an informative and enjoyable interview day. From attending dinners prior to interview day, to giving tours of the hospital, to coming and […]

MOC now available for Grand Rounds

University of Iowa Continuing Medical Education is pleased to offer MOC credit for attendance at selected Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. For now, each week featuring an internal presenter, one credit will be available. In addition, two “ABIM updates in Internal Medicine” modules will occur in late spring (May 30 and June 6) for 10 credits. […]

Recruitment Season 2019

The following is a post from Manish Suneja, MD, Internal Medicine Residency Program Director. As of Friday last week, the Internal Medicine Residency Program has conducted its last full day of in-person interviews in advance of this year’s Match Day on March 15. I want to extend a deep thank-you to a number of individuals […]

Hegeman to serve as Interim CMIO

Lee Carmen, Associate Vice President for Information Systems at University of Iowa Health Care, released the following statement today. It is my pleasure to announce that Rebecca Hegeman, MD, has agreed to serve as interim Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for University of Iowa Health Care while we conduct a national search to fill the […]

From the Editor: Getting Started

Welcome to your new medical and scientific editing column! As your in-house editor, I’d like to use this space to provide advice and tips about manuscripts and other documents, from the basics to complex issues. For this inaugural column, the first bit of advice I want to share for anyone writing anything, whether a manuscript […]

2018 Newly Promoted Associate Professors

As with August’s recognition of our newly promoted Professors, the Carver College of Medicine held a reception in the hospital’s seventh-floor Atrium to formally recognize a significant milestone. Nearly 50 faculty members from 18 departments within the college demonstrated the scholarship and service necessary to rise to this next level this year. After a brief […]

52nd Internal Medicine Research Day Schedule of Events – 9/17/18

The 52nd Internal Medicine Research Day will take place on Monday, September 17 from 2:30 – 6:30pm in the Bean Conference Room, Medical Alumni Auditorium and Medical Education Research Facility (MERF). Schedule: 2:30-3:30 pm Oral Presentations – Bean Conference Room, SE301 GH (10-15 minutes each) “Dietary Approaches to Treating Multiple Sclerosis Related Fatigue” by Terry […]