Residents’ quality recognized at Midwest SGIM

A major component of residency training in Internal Medicine at Iowa is an emphasis from day one on research and scholarship in practical ways. One of the ways this happens is through active involvement in a quality improvement project each year. We interviewed Matthew Soltys, MD, last year’s Chief Resident of Quality and Safety and […]

Residents Show SGIM the Iowa Way

Members of the Internal Medicine Residency Program delivered presentations at the most recent meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), including Dr. Matthew McGee, who took first place in the Clinical Vignette Oral Presentation competition. SGIM holds seven regional meetings around the country throughout the year and last month’s Mid-West Regional Meeting in […]

Residents Make a Good Showing at SGIM

The recently concluded Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Regional Meeting in Chicago was a great opportunity to connect with other members and engage with new ideas and practices. It was also a great opportunity for Internal Medicine residents to practice their presentation skills for a larger audience. Five residents—Drs. Heidi Ahmed, Salman Ansari, Chris […]

QI at SGIM in DC

At April’s Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) national meeting in Washington, DC, second-year resident Dr. Ruth Fernandez Ruiz presented her Quality Improvement team’s project. The team developed a Resident Orientation Manual to improve competency and efficiency using the electronic medical record for their continuity clinic patients at the VA. Congratulations to Dr. Fernandez Ruiz […]