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History of Medicine Presentation

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to hear Charles Hawtrey, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Urology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Hawtrey wll be speaking on "The Evolution of University Urology as a Reflection of University Priorities" on...

History of Medicine Society 2017 R. Palmer Howard Dinner

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society announces the 2017 R. Palmer Howard Dinner on Friday, April 28, 2017. Leslie Miller, from the Department of English at University of St. Thomas, will speak on "The Resurrection Trade: Finding Poetry in Medical Archives." The dinner will be held...

History of Medicine Society Presentation

The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to hear Russell Currier, Past President of the American Veterinary Medical History Society. Russell will be speaking on "Iowa's Richard Edwin Shope MD: His Contributions to Influenza Research and One Medicine/Health on Thursday,...

PUBLICATION: Digitizing Consent:...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance on the use of "electronic informed consent" (eIC) in FDA-regulated clinical trials of medical products, including drugs and biological products, medical devices, and combinations of those products for human use. As part of an...

SERVICE: Ethics Consult Service Update

The UIHC Ethics Consult Service officially started on June 2, 2014. The Service is a resource for patients, family members, or health professionals at UIHC who would like help addressing an ethical question or issue related to a patient's care. During the first year of the Service, there were a...

PUBLICATION: See one, do one, teach one: Hand hygiene attitudes ...

Marc Polacco, a recent graduate of the Carver College of Medicine, and his colleagues administered an anonymous online survey of medical students, interns, and faculty to examine self-reported adherence to hand hygiene opportunities. They found variation in self-reported adherence ranged from...

PUBLICATION: Interactive multimedia consent for biobanking...

The aim of this study was to test the separate effectiveness of interactivity and multimedia at improving participant understanding and confidence in understanding of informed consent compared with a standard, face-to-face biobank consent process. A 2 (face-to-face versus multimedia) x 2 (...

Service: UIHC Ethics Consult Service

The UIHC Ethics Consult Service is a resource for patients, family members, or health professionals at UIHC who would like help addressing an ethical question or problem related to a patient's care.

An Ethics Consult involves trained ethics consultants who respond to requests for help...

Publication: Information is Information

The public’s voice has been nearly absent in discussions on managing genomic incidental findings. This article by a team of University of Iowa researchers, including Dr. Simon of the Program of Bioethics and Humanities, reports on nine focus groups and nine interviews (n =63) with a broad cross...