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“I didn’t feel particularly confident after walking out of the exam,” fourth-year University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine student Zach Skopec recounts after completing Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), an exam that could decide which residency training program...
Winners of the 2022 Carver College of Medicine Creative Writing Contest have been chosen and will be published in a fall 2022 anthology. The recipients were selected from two separate competitions: a poetry contest for students in the MD, PA (physician assistant), and PT (physical therapy) programs, and a poetry and short fiction contest for the college’s faculty, resident physicians, fellow physicians, and postdoctoral scholars.
Kalpaj Parekh, MBBS, has been named chair and departmental executive officer of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery with University of Iowa Health Care, following a national search.
Congratulations to all recipients of the Education Innovation and Scholarship Grants!
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine would like to welcome the following fellows to the first THRIVE (Teaching, Health care, and Research Innovation through a Vibrant Environment) @ Carver program. This program was developed to help early-career faculty navigate the continual changes in academic medicine.
A plant-based diet rich in isoflavones alters the composition of the gut microbiome in a way that reduces inflammation and appears to provide some protection against multiple sclerosis-like disease in mice. The new findings from the University of Iowa lab of Ashutosh Mangalam, PhD, UI associate professor of pathology, were published recently in Gut Microbes.
A chemotherapy regimen developed at the University of Iowa for the treatment of high-risk cases of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) has shown promising signs of effectiveness and tolerability at a time when urologic oncologists are in dire need of an alternative to the drug that is used as the standard treatment, which is in short supply worldwide.
With sophisticated printers and experts in design and engineering, Protostudios is helping physicians and staff solve unmet health care needs.
Brooks Jackson, MD, MBA, led University of Iowa Health Care through a time of major expansion, quickly modified operations in response to an unprecedented pandemic, and consistently prioritized faculty and student achievement and scholarship.
To help diversify the medical field, the Carver College of Medicine is helping students underrepresented in medicine maximize their potential with the tools, resources, and mentorship to be successful.