Updates in Hematology, 1/25/20

After the success of last year’s inaugural Updates in Hematology CME event, organizers justifiably saw little need to change much in the format, duration, or location. With the same snow-covered Kinnick Stadium behind them as last year, attendees filled a section of the McCord press box to hear the latest on a variety of topics […]

Current Topics in Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 10/4/19

With the famous Saturday night lights and the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital just outside the window, members of Internal Medicine as well as specialists from across the state spent the day in the University of Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium Press Box earlier this month. “Current Topics in Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Sinonasal Diseases: Bugs and Drugs,” […]

Heart Failure 360, 10/4/19

Formerly known as “Heart Failure in the Heartland,” organizers rebranded their eleventh annual heart failure symposium in name only, now calling it “Heart Failure 360.” The focus has remained the same, offering attendees a full view of the state of diagnosis, therapeutics, and devices surrounding heart failure and its intersections with other conditions. In addition […]

Highlights from Progress 2019

No other professional continuing medical education conference requires as much planning and coordination—or boasts as high an attendance—as the Progress conference. For nearly forty years, Progress has provided attendees with updates on the latest treatments, devices, and discoveries in the full range of medicine. Planners continued to innovate this year with a new format. For the […]

Highlights from the 2nd Annual Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy Conference, 9/21/19

After reviving their division’s CME event last year after a decade hiatus, faculty within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology followed up with another day-long conference drawing area providers, former fellows, and other health-care professionals interested in GI-related care. Organizers grouped the day’s sessions similarly to the previous year, with three presentations assigned to one […]

Iyer case published by digital CME team

Priyanka Iyer, MD, MPH, associate in Immunology, had her case study, “A Real Pain in the Neck,” published by Healio, a collaborative, interactive information and education site for health care specialists, as part of their Ace the Case series. This past May, Iyer presented the same case study at the 30th annual Iowa Rheumatology Symposium […]

First day of QSS to focus on harm reduction

To kick off the Seventh Annual Quality and Safety Symposium (QSS), Daniel Runde, MD, MME, clinical associate professor of Emergency Medicine, and rising fourth-year medical student Sarah Ziegenhorn will discuss issues surrounding providing care to people with addictions. Runde and Ziegenhorn are the Chair of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director and Founder, […]

Upcoming medical education events, Fall 2019

The shift into August has us turning our attention to the last quarter of 2019 and the annual fall Continuing Medical Education events sponsored by Internal Medicine. These one- and two-day-long conferences serve as important connectors between the innovations happening in our clinics and labs and regional providers who can put these tools into practice. […]

Marx to keynote Quality and Safety Symposium on “Just Culture”

With the 7th Annual Quality and Safety Symposium (QSS) just four months away, David Marx, CEO of Outcome Engenuity, a risk management agency, has been confirmed as a speaker for one of the two keynotes. As the author of the NIH publication “Patient Safety and the ‘Just Culture’: A Primer for Healthcare Executives,” Marx helps apply […]

6th Annual Culturally Responsive Healthcare in Iowa, 5/31/19

Learn more about you can help guide the 7th Annual Culturally Responsive Healthcare in Iowa event by joining the planning committee before August 9. Iowa City and the University of Iowa prides itself on being an ethnically and culturally diverse place, welcoming of difference. Demographics on their own, however, do not help the institution and […]