Online presentation: Coronavirus update – March 26, 2020

In accordance with safety guidelines to limit large group meetings, Internal Medicine is pleased to present our weekly Grand Rounds presentations live online. The presentation for Thursday, March 26, 2020, will be: Coronavirus update 12:00–1:00 pm Thursday, March 26, 2020 Presented by: Bradley Ford, MD, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor Clinical Microbiology Medical Director Dilek Ince, […]

Online presentation: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – March 19, 2020

In accordance with safety guidelines to limit large group meetings, Internal Medicine is pleased to present our weekly Grand Rounds presentations live online. The presentation for Thursday, March 19, 2020, will be: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, March 19, 2020 Presented by: Jorge Salinas, MD, Hospital Epidemiologist, Clinical Assistant Professor Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD, Professor […]

Experiencing both sides of the patient-provider divide

Despite the 50 times she’s been intubated and the two times she came close to death, Alison Clay, MD, FCCP, AISF, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education at Duke University School of Medicine, says the worst side effect from her time in the intensive care unit (ICU) is mistrust in the healthcare system. During a Grand […]

LaBrecque launches new lectureship aimed at increasing liver knowledge

More than 40 years ago, Douglas LaBrecque, MD, FACP, Emeritus Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, moved from San Francisco, California, to the middle of the country with the intent of starting a liver program in Iowa. This week, LaBrecque’s enduring commitment to that vision and to the University of Iowa will be […]

Residents deliver Grand Rounds

On April 4, two Internal Medicine residents blazed a trail into a new arena when they delivered an entire session of Grand Rounds on their own. Often, a resident will present the initial facts of a case during a clinical pathology conference, followed by a pathologist who may or may not be a trainee, but […]

Grand Rounds and Other Avenues of Outreach

The tradition of Grand Rounds is a hallowed and necessary one, a chance for us to briefly step back from the individual patient’s bedside to reinforce our existing knowledge and to learn about new and interesting issues of importance to the field of medicine. Because of our size and scope, our Department’s weekly Grand Rounds […]