Internal Medicine 13th Annual Employee Appreciation Day

Internal Medicine is people. A whole lot of people. From about quarter after 11 till well after 1:00 p.m. a steady stream of department faculty and staff were treated to some lunch, a do-it-yourself photo booth with props, and a sun-filled atrium in which to catch up with colleagues. For 13 (non-consecutive) years, the department […]

Advances in Diabetes and Obesity Management, 5/18/18

Every Continuing Medical Education event strives to deliver a mix of information on new discoveries and practical advice that can be implemented in a daily practice. Each of the presentations at this year’s day-long symposium were tightly focused on providing the attendees exactly that. The opening keynote delivered by Martin Abrahamson, MD, Associate Professor of […]

Internal Medicine 12th Annual Employee Appreciation Day

As with years past, the Department of Internal Medicine expresses its gratitude each spring to its faculty, staff, and trainees with a lunch in the newly christened Jean E. and Renée P. Robillard Atrium. The banner detailing each member’s years of service was updated, allowing everyone a chance to see just how far up the […]

Upcoming Internal Medicine Conferences in April

Each semester has a busy stretch of weeks where faculty and fellows connect with health care providers both within the institution and from around the region. Continuing medical education offers presenters and attendees the opportunity to showcase and learn about the latest research, devices, and procedures in a particular subspecialty or field. Internal Medicine is […]

Administration Holiday Party, 12/4/17

Given the size of the Department of Internal Medicine and the scope of our work, one would think a small army of administrators was required to manage the scheduling, accounting, documenting, tracking, classifying, writing, coding, forecasting, supplying, designing, hiring, all and more to keep the operation’s gears oiled and turning. “Yet Internal Medicine is one […]

Nephrology Fellows’ Graduation, 6/22

Although the event was last month, we are still pleased to share this report and photographs from the celebration held by the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension in honor of their four graduating fellows. Over drinks and hors d’oeuvres at the Celebration Farm just north of Iowa City, division members, friends, and family joined to […]

Farewell to Eric Linson

We have written often about the remarkable results of process improvements employed by members of our Hospitalist Program. There is the Early Discharge on the Carvers. More recently has been the launch of the Virtual Hospitalist program, which contains the seeds of a variety of new initiatives for years to come. The success of these […]

Pulmonary-Critical Care Fellows Graduation Event, 2017

Each division values its fellows and the pleasure of each other’s company, and this was no less true of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine on Saturday night. Members, colleagues, friends, and family came together at Hancher Auditorium to celebrate the achievements of the division’s four graduating fellows. The location was slightly […]

Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellows’ Graduation Dinner, 2017

The Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation hosted its graduation dinner for its fellows last week at the Marriott Hotel in Coralville. The three departing fellows were, in the words of Dr. Usha Perepu, Associate Director of the program, perfectly balanced, each one providing strengths to complement the others. Where one excelled […]

Internal Medicine Residents’ Graduation Celebration, 2017

As with last year, members of the department and the family and friends of the graduating class of 2017 Internal Medicine Residents gathered in the Feller Club of Carver-Hawkeye Arena to celebrate their achievements and to say farewell. Residency Director Dr. Manish Suneja kicked off the evening after a social hour and some group photos. […]