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 […]

Farewell from our 2017-18 Chief Residents

We are very grateful for the opportunity we have had this year to give back to this wonderful residency program. Throughout the year, we have each grown as physicians, teachers, and leaders. There have been a number of challenges, but at the end of the day, the experience was rewarding in many ways, and we […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2017-18

Sheena CarlLee I grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, where I did not love country music, but enjoyed everything else the city had to offer. I graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Medicine, Health, and Society. Afterwards, I moved to Little Rock, Arkansas for medical school at the University of Arkansas for […]

Farewell from Our 2016-17 Chief Residents

Our chief residency year has flown by, and while we are excited to move on to our future endeavors, we have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity that being a chief resident has provided. We have enhanced our abilities to teach residents and medical students. We have learned to be leaders and the challenges with leading. Though […]

A Note to the outgoing Chief Residents

Carly, Jared, Bryan, and Andrew: Congratulations on a year of outstanding accomplishments. I remember my first meeting with all you as a group a little over a year ago. I can confide in you now, my distinct impression of “deer in the headlights” as I conveyed my expectations for your important roles in our Department, […]

Milestones and Innovation

This time of year is significant as we welcome new trainees and faculty. Because so many begin their time with us in July each year, many also celebrate milestones this month. Of particular note are four faculty members who have dedicated their careers to the Department, the College, and the University. Dr. François Abboud marks […]

Chief Resident Introductions

Andrew Johannes, DO I was born and raised in a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduating high school, I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. I attended medical school at Des Moines University, which generated a sincere interest in internal medicine, as I liked the complexity of the clinical […]

Our Chief Residents and Research Town Hall Survey Results

Last week, I had the privilege of recognizing the contributions of our departing Chief Residents to the Department of Internal Medicine. It was also an opportunity to hear their impressive Grand Rounds presentations. The Chief Resident position carries with it a great deal of responsibility to serve both as advocates for and mentors to our […]

A Farewell from Our Chief Residents

Dustin Krutsinger, MD I’ve been at UIHC since 2003; I consider it my home. I started my time in Iowa City as a nurse in the surgical ICU. I worked with many amazing people and the experience reinforced my interest in medicine. I was demoted from nurse, to lowly medical student in 2008. But with […]

Highlights from the 2016 Chief Residents Grand Rounds & Residency Awards

Each year, the Department sets aside one of its final Grand Rounds of the academic year to highlight the exceptional work performed by our Residents and Chief Residents. This year, awards selected by the residents themselves were presented by Residency Director Dr. Manish Suneja, small tokens of appreciation were presented to each Chief Resident by […]