Iowa represents at every level at ENDO 2019

New Orleans seems to be the place this year. Just a couple weeks ago, the nation’s cardiologists gathered in a convention center just south of the French Quarter. And the last few days it has been the endocrinologists turn in the Big Easy. ENDO 2019 is finishing today, but has already featured some fairly monumental […]

Potential new focus for MODS treatment

Although a definitive explanation for why multiple organ dysfunction system (MODS) occurs has yet to be found, solutions for treating it are beginning to emerge. Paloma Giangrande, PhD, associate professor in Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, is senior author on a study published last month in Nature Communications investigating the treatment of MODS […]

Internal Medicine takes its place on the wall

In recognition of scholarship that has had wide-ranging impact, the Carver College of Medicine created the Wall of Scholarship in the atrium of the Eckstein Medical Research Building. That wall was formally dedicated earlier this week by UI President Bruce Harreld, Provost and UI Interim Executive Vice President Sue Curry, and Brooks Jackson, dean of […]

Chauhan lab finds success in mentorship, nurturing of differences

A lot of impressive research is conducted every day in Internal Medicine. And that work occurs alongside efforts to train and build the careers of the next generation of researchers. One of the most accomplished at both aspects is Anil Chauhan, MTech, PhD. Since joining the University of Iowa in 2010, Chauhan, a professor in […]

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 […]