Farewell Reception for Karl Thomas, MD

Last week, the Department said farewell to its Executive Vice Chair Dr. Karl Thomas. A line stretched out the door of the Department conference room for many to shake his hand and to express just how much he would be missed. Dr. Joe Zabner, in typical fashion, mixed humor with sincerity in describing how long […]

A Farewell to Karl Thomas, MD

Dr. Karl Thomas has been a faithful, trusted, and stalwart partner in the senior leadership of the Department of Internal Medicine for many years. This is why saying farewell to Karl is challenging. The institution is not just losing one of its most compassionate caregivers, but our department is losing one of its strongest leaders, […]

The Research Town Hall and Making a Difference

An important conversation I have been very motivated to begin is now underway. More than 50 members of the Department recently attended our first Research Town Hall late last month. For an hour we discussed a wide range of topics related to our research mission, ranging from tools and mentoring for completing successful grant applications […]