2021-2022 New Fellows

Meet the new class of Internal Medicine fellows! Raafat Alameddine, MDHem-Onc Ahmad Al Masry, MBBSNephrology Ahmad Aqel, MDNephrology Michael Arustamyan, DOCardiology Ashok, MBBSNephrology Tariq Baig, MBBSTransplant Nephrology Erin Briggie, MDEndocrinology Elyse Brock, MDPalliative Medicine Justin Buzick, MDPalliative Medicine Dean Elhag, MDHem-Onc Ahmed Elkafrawy, MBBChGastroenterology Sam Esmaeili, MMedCardiology-AHF Peter Farjo, MDCardiology-EP Alick Feng, MDRheumatology Estefania Flores, […]

Cardiovascular Medicine’s Fellowships Graduation

At the same moment the members of the Internal Medicine Residency Program were celebrating their graduates, across the river and up the hill members of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine were honoring graduates of the four fellowships they oversee: Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology. After a […]

Excellence in Clinical Teaching awards – Internal Medicine winners and nominees

The Carver College of Medicine announced nominees and winners for the 2021 Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awards this week. Three of the 10 winners (and 13 of the 56 nominees) are members of Internal Medicine training programs. Named by medical students, peer residents, peer fellows and faculty, these nominations represent the dynamic and skilled approach […]

Our fellowship programs, our future in the making

After more than a decade of post-secondary education, fellowship training represents for most their final extended program of training before they launch their careers as a subspecialist. After the rigors and breadth of the years of residency training, fellows take a deep dive into their chosen field, to become skilled in providing advanced care across […]

Class of 2021 matches at Iowa and across the country

With this week’s Fellowship Match Day, many of our graduating residents can breathe a sigh of relief as their next couple years become much clearer. The Department is proud to announce that every one of our residents who entered the fellowship match met with success. This year’s 100% placement rate raises our five-year rolling average […]

2020–2021 Incoming Fellows

Meet the incoming class of Internal Medicine fellows! Kanishk Agnihotri, MBBCh(Cardiology EP) Salman Ansari, MD(Gastroenterology) Laila Babar, MBBS(Hem-Onc) Thor Bjarnason, MD, PhD(Cardiology) Jason Cascio, MD, PhD(Allergy) Lily Gonzalez, MD(Allergy) Ramakrishna Gorantla, MBBS(Cardiology – Int) Austin Greco, MD(Hem-Onc) Miles Hagner, MD(Pulmonary) Kimberly Helmkamp, MD(Pulmonary) Carolyn Hilliard, MD(Nephrology) Jonathan Holbrook, MD(Cardiology – Int) Iiro Honkanen, MD(Nephrology) Nick […]

Cardiology Fellows Graduation, 2020

Succeeding Paul Lindower, MD, as program director for the cardiology fellowships, Ferhaan Ahmad, MD, PhD, might have hoped for a less dramatic year but the pandemic had other plans. Adapting procedures to the presence of the coronavirus, all while ensuring that trainees satisfied their education requirements meant a lot of creative and quick steering from […]

Class of 2020 matches across the country and at Iowa

With last week’s Fellowship Match Day, many of our graduating residents can breathe a sigh of relief as their next couple years become much clearer. The Department is proud to announce that every one of our residents who entered the fellowship match met with success. This year’s 100% placement rate raises our five-year rolling average […]

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,” […]

2019–2020 Incoming Fellows

Meet the incoming class of Internal Medicine fellows! Asad Ali, MBBS (Gastroenterology) Zhibo An,  MB (Gastroenterology) John Arce, MD (Palliative Medicine) Elizabeth Bowen, MD (Endocrinology) Annie Braseth, MD (Gastroenterology) Elizabeth Brindise, DO (Gastroenterology) Fernando Casado Castillo, MD (Infectious Diseases) Michael Catlin, MD (Pulmonary) Adithya Chennamadhavuni,  MBBS (Hem-Onc) Bryce Duchman, MD (Pulmonary) Derek Eshun, MBChB (Cardiology) […]