30th Annual Iowa Rheumatology Symposium, 5/31/19

For three decades the University of Iowa has offered area clinicians access to the most cutting-edge research and therapeutics in rheumatology. As he has for many years, Petar Lenert, MD, PhD, continues to serve as a member of the planning committee and emcee for the day, greeting former fellows and long-time colleagues to the day-long […]

Advances in Diabetes and Obesity Management, 5/10/19

This annual CME event was revived in 2016, and for its fourth since that revival, organizers have continued to innovate the day-long symposium’s content. Because diabetes intersects with, and even causes, so many other conditions, conference directors opened the floor to more presenters than just endocrinologists and dietitians, though of course their expertise was welcome […]

21st Annual Update in Infectious Diseases, 4/26/19

It is rare for a CME event to have connections to a number of other events happening around the university and Iowa City community, but big anniversaries are rare too. Because the 30th anniversary of the founding of the HIV/AIDS clinic at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics landed in the same month as this […]

6th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis & Therapy

One of many benefits of continuing medical education events, besides the opportunity to share and learn the latest information in one’s field, is the chance to renew old friendships and test out or strike up new collaborations. This was the case recently at the CME event hosted by the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and organized […]

Upcoming Conferences – Spring 2019

Take a look at our upcoming CME conferences. There’s something for everyone! 6th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis & Therapy 2019 Thursday, April 11, 2019 Time: 7:45 AM – 4:15 PM Location: Radisson Hotel, Coralville, IA Registration Link Cardiovascular Medicine is rapidly evolving to new evidence on medical, interventional, and surgical therapies. This conference will […]

Updates in Hematology Conference, 2/2/19

One of the greatest strengths of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) at the University of Iowa is its ability to tap experts from a variety of disciplines to collaborate in new ways. At the tail end of the inaugural Updates in Hematology CME conference, some of those innovative collaborations were featured. Melissa Bates, PhD, […]

Heart Failure in the Heartland, 10/12/18

The last couple weeks provided a wealth of proof that University of Iowa Health Care is the leading provider of cardiac care in the state and region. First came the story that Iowa continues to lead in repair of leaky valves with its use of the new MitraClip. One of our interventional cardiologists, Dr. Sidakal […]

Upcoming Medical Education Events

The shift into August has us turning our attention to the last quarter of 2018 and the annual fall Continuing Medical Education events sponsored by Internal Medicine. These one- and two-day-long conferences serve important connectors between the innovations happening in our clinics and labs and regional providers who can put these tools into practice. We […]

Highlights from the “First Annual” GI CME Event, 7/28/18

Though certainly not the first in the history of the division, Saturday’s Update in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy event was the first Continuing Medical Education event for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in more than a decade. That was more than enough time to merit the “First Annual” addition to the day-long conference’s title. […]

Upcoming Medical Education Events

Advances in Diabetes & Obesity Management 2018 Friday, May 18, 2018 Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Location: Medical Alumni Auditorium, E331 GH Registration Link The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism revived this conference a couple years ago, which features a day-long focus on issues of critical importance to providers concerned with rising rates of […]