Nephrology Fellowship Graduation, 2022

Reunited for the first time in more than two years since before the pandemic began, members of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension met on a Sunday evening at Rapid Creek Cidery to celebrate more than just their graduating fellows. Tucked into an apple orchard just north of Iowa City, faculty, family, and friends were […]

Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Graduation, 2022

Just a couple months past the halfway mark of their first year of Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship, four physicians were suddenly confronted with a much different set of circumstances than they first envisioned when they applied. The global pandemic of COVID-19 was felt nowhere more acutely than in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) […]

Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology Fellowships Graduation, 2022

Just one night before the Endocrinology Fellowship graduation and in the same location, the family, friends, and colleagues of graduates of the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship and the Rheumatology Fellowship gathered to celebrate. Both fellowship programs are housed within the Division of Immunology. In addition to the end of their fellows’ training programs, the members were […]

Endocrinology Fellowship Graduation, 2022

Three graduating fellows in Endocrinology were celebrated recently. Members of the division, colleagues, and loved ones gathered at the new Courtyard Marriott in University Heights, just across the street from Duke Slater Field at Kinnick Stadium. After a cocktail hour, newly appointed Fellowship Program Director Brian O’Neill, MD, PhD, welcomed guests and graduates before dinner. […]

Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 2022

Members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology wove their way through the halls of the Hyatt Regency to find the rest of their colleagues and friends ready to celebrate the end of another academic year and four worthy graduates of their Gastroenterology Fellowship. Arriving guests helped themselves to refreshments and caught up with each […]

Infectious Disease Fellows Graduation

On Thursday of this week, the Division of Infectious Diseases hosted a small farewell for its graduating fellows, Matt Smith, MD, and Joseph Tholany, MD. Faculty, staff, and their fellow trainees gathered to congratulate the pair and to thank them for their contributions during a challenging couple years. Both graduates will continue their training at […]

Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 2022

“Do you really think I’m ready for Hollywood?” That was the question posed by Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD, to Dale Abel, MD, PhD, near the end of the short film “Suneja Stream.” The film debuted midway through last week’s Residency Graduation event as graduates and their families, faculty and staff were […]

Farewell from our 2021–22 Chief Residents

When we began our chief resident year in June of 2021, we knew that it would be one filled with learning and evolution, however none of us could have expected the degree of impact that it would have on us. It has been a year of professional and personal growth for us—from expanding our skills […]

Outstanding Resident & Teacher of the Year Awards, 2022

At last evening’s Internal Medicine Residency Graduation, the final two resident-chosen awards for the year were announced, and a third’s inauguration was celebrated. The bulk of the awards had been announced last week at the Chief Residents’ Grand Rounds. Outstanding Intern of the Year – Marie Finkbeiner, MD Outstanding Junior Resident of the Year – […]

Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowships’ Graduation, 2022

  Graduation season officially kicked off for the Department of Internal Medicine on Friday, June 3, when members of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Iowa City to send off the department’s largest cohort of subspecialty trainees. As friends, family, and colleagues gathered, they helped themselves to refreshments […]