Chief Resident Introductions, 2020–21

Nicholas Arnold, MD While growing up in a rural Missouri farming community, my enthusiasm for science and history were surpassed only by my love of Mizzou football (M-I-Z). During my time at the University of Missouri I received my Bachelor of Science in Nutrition while researching the interface between diabetes and female genetics on cardiovascular […]

The Chiefs’ Grand Rounds, 2020

Every year the Chief Residents deliver a Grand Rounds in Internal Medicine. Though social distancing kept Medical Alumni Auditorium mostly empty, hundreds still logged on to cheer these four beloved members of the department dazzle them in their role for one of the last times. Before that could begin, though, Manish Suneja, MD, Residency Program […]

Internal Medicine Education Awards, 2019–20

The following award winners were announced by Manish Suneja, MD, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, on Thursday, June 11. See photos from the announcement. François M. Abboud Internal Medicine Resident Award Thor Bjarnason Presented annually to recognize one or two Senior Residents in the Department of Internal Medicine who carried out the most […]

Online presentation: Chief Resident Presentations – June 11, 2020

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, June 11, 2020, will be: Chief Resident Presentations 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, June 11, 2020 A mess o’trexate  – Salman Ansari, MD Improving “Code Blues” Using Interprofessional Simulation Training – Brenden Boyle, MD Approach to eosinophilia – Andrei Schwartz, MD “Because he is old” – Jenny Strouse, MD Click […]

2021–22 Chief Residents Announced

The following is a statement from Residency Program Director Dr. Manish Suneja. It is with great pride that I announce the 2021–22 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 representative faces of the Internal Medicine Residency […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2019-20

Mohammad Salman Ansari, MD I grew up in the multicultural metropolis of Toronto, Canada, where I received my Bachelors of Science from Ryerson University in downtown Toronto. At Ryerson, I was involved in teaching, leadership with the Students’ Union and medicinal chemistry research with my mentor creating small-molecule drugs for cystic fibrosis. These were my […]

Supporting learners at all levels

Just a month ago we were saying good-bye to medical students who were graduating and moving on to residencies at other institutions besides the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. We are grateful that so many of that class have chosen to stay with us. Their numbers are a testament to the rigor and collegiality […]

Farewell from our 2018-19 Chief Residents

Before chief year started, someone told us, “The days will be long but the year will be short.” As we type up this farewell, we couldn’t agree more. Some of our long days included changing the 6RC call schedule right before July 1st, prepping for Monday and Friday recruitment lectures, and waiting for Dr. Smock to […]

The Chiefs’ Grand Rounds

An annual tradition provides each year’s four Chief Residents a shared Grand Rounds session in the spring. A significant portion of a Chief’s responsibility is education, so one rarely leaves a session surprised at how well and efficiently they deliver tightly packaged instruction with humor and charisma. Before this year’s Chief Residents kept that streak going, […]

2020-21 Chief Residents Announced

The following is a statement from Residency Program Director Dr. Manish Suneja. It is with great pride that I announce the 2020-21 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 representative faces of the Internal Medicine Residency […]