Announcing the 2022–23 Chief Residents

The following is a statement from Vice Chair for Education and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD. It is with great pride that I announce the 2022–23 Chief Residents for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The Chief Residents are chosen for their leadership skills, moral integrity, and clinical acumen and are the most […]

Reith guides Cancers pub, models Iowa-style mentoring

Novel treatments for melanoma over the past decade have dramatically enhanced survival. Immune checkpoint inhibitors and BRAF/MEK inhibitors have both demonstrated significant improvements in melanoma patient outcomes as demonstrated by many clinical trials. Unfortunately, patients who develop brain metastases still carry a grim prognosis, with a median overall survival of fewer than 6 months. Additionally, there is relatively […]

Serrated polyp detection rate and advanced adenoma detection rate from a US multicenter cohort

Article: Serrated polyp detection rate and advanced adenoma detection rate from a US multicenter cohort Authors: Jagpal S Klair, Munish Ashat, Dane Johnson, Sumant Arora, Nirmal Onteddu, Jose G Machain Palacio, Ronald Samuel, Mohammad Bilal, Avanija Buddam, Ashutosh Gupta, Alan Gunderson, Praveen Guturu, Kaartik Soota, Subhash Chandra, Arvind R Murali Journal: Endoscopy. 2020 Jan;52(1):61-67. doi: […]

Goerdt wins Theilen Award

Christopher Goerdt, MD, MPH, has been awarded one of the highest distinctions the Carver College of Medicine grants, the Dr. Ernest O. Theilen Clinical Teaching and Service Award. This award, sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, recognizes a faculty member each year who embodies the ideals Theilen exemplified in his compassion and dedication […]

Reflections in the afterglow of the 2021 match

It is always a nice feeling when you set your expectations high and still have them exceeded. That is what happened on last Friday’s Match Day, when we welcomed to Internal Medicine one of our most accomplished classes in recent memory. Our Vice Chair for Education and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Dr. Manish Suneja and I revealed some […]

Who Inspires You? Women in Medicine for Women’s History Month

For Women’s History Month, we featured stories of influential women in medical history. Department faculty provided their response to the following question: “Who is a woman in medicine in the near or distant past who inspires you and why?“ Melissa Swee, MD: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Hilary Mosher, MFA, MD: Bettye Tate Christie Thomas, MBBS: […]

Matches on the map for 2021

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 graduating medical students go, and we also produce a map showing where our residents go to […]

Online presentation: Embedding Clinical Trials within Clinical Care: The Future of Learning Healthcare Systems – March 25, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, March 25 will be: Embedding Clinical Trials within Clinical Care: The Future of Learning Healthcare Systems12:00-1:00pmThursday, March 25, 2021 Matthew W. Semler, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation:https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95958140959 This Grand Rounds presentation will […]

Gurung focuses on new preventative target in leishmaniasis

Prajwal Gurung, PhD, assistant professor in Infectious Diseases, received a five-year, $2.64M NIH R01 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Gurung will use this funding to investigate possible infection prevention for leishmaniasis, a disease affecting more than a billion people in Africa, the Middle East, Mexico, Asia, and South America. Leishmaniasis […]

Grumbach elected to prestigious cardiology group

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, professor in Cardiovascular Medicine and Vice Chair for Research, was nominated and elected to the Association of University Cardiologists (AUC), a national organization for the country’s leaders in academic cardiology. As a member of the AUC, Grumbach will meet once a year in January for a two-day scientific discussion with other […]