POCUS symposium makes up for lost time

“I think the sense I’ve been getting,” Greg Schmidt, MD, said, “is one of immense relief to be back.” Schmidt, the director of the Midwest Fellows Critical Care Ultrasound Symposium, was discussing the mood of the attendees at the eighth gathering of faculty and fellows and the fifth time that the University of Iowa has […]

Training in bedside exam offers opportunity

Fellows from around the region and even some farther corners continue to come every year for the Midwest Fellows Critical Care Ultrasound Symposium. This year, the growth was not in the numbers of fellows traveling for training in point-of-care ultrasound for two days, but in the number of faculty members assisting in the training. Now […]

Ultrasound Symposium Continues to Grow

The University of Iowa has now crossed the halfway mark when it comes to hosting this event. Three of the six times the Midwest Fellows Critical Care Ultrasound Symposium has met, they have done so in Iowa City. There are a lot of good reasons for this, not least of which is that Iowa is […]

Iowa Hosts Ultrasound Symposium a Second Time

For the fifth year and the second at the University of Iowa, the Midwest Fellows Critical Care Ultrasound Symposium gathered dozens of faculty and fellows to spend two days in intensive instruction and training in point-of-care, or bedside, ultrasound. The practice has been increasing for intensivists over the last few years, but its relative novelty […]

Ultrasound Symposium trains fellows in point-of-care use

Last Thursday and Friday, 47 fellows from throughout the country and 6 guest faculty from Midwest programs gathered at the University of Iowa for the 2016 Midwest Fellows Critical Care Ultrasound Symposium, organized by Dr. Gregory A. Schmidt, Professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine. The symposium catered to the increasing use of bedside […]

On the Cutting Edge of Compassionate Care and Innovation

Providing compassionate care that is tailored to the unique needs of all that we serve is woven into our DNA in Iowa. Few of our clinicians embody this as well as Dr. Nicole Nisly, Professor of General Internal Medicine. When she and Dr. Katie Imborek of Family Medicine established the LGBTQ clinic in 2012, they […]