Keeping you in The Loop
Today, Bradley Haws, MBA, begins his role as CEO of UI Hospitals & Clinics and associate vice president of UI Health Care. Get to know his thoughts on a number of topics, including moving back to Iowa, his leadership style, and how he’ll approach the first few months on the job.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology chair semifinalist candidate seminar Nov. 30: Christian Pettker, MD
The fourth semifinalist candidate seeking the position of chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology will deliver a seminar this week to present their qualifications and share their vision for the department.
- The deadline to submit a letter of intent for the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science’s Pilot Grant Program is Friday, Dec. 1.
- The connector bridge between John Pappajohn Pavilion and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital will be under construction through January 2024. Staff and patients still have access to the bridge.
There are only three days left to comply with the mandatory flu vaccination campaign. Fill out your ReadySet survey to participate!
Today’s inpatients: 797
Today’s outpatient visits: 4,662
Research volunteers invited
- All OBGYN providers are invited to participate in a study about communication with patients. Study includes a 30-minute interview. Compensation provided. Contact email@example.com.
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
Outside UI Health Care
Organizers with the Iowa State Fair are already thinking about next summer as they announce the first two of their 2024 Grandstand concerts, with tickets going on sale Friday, KCRG reports.
Due to a lack of a centralized reporting system for dogs, it’s not known exactly how many cases there are, how far the disease has spread, or what the fatality rate is, KCRG reports.
In 2022, a 1.1-year increase brought overall life expectancy at birth to 77.5 years, but life expectancy in the U.S. is still lower than it’s been in about 20 years, CNN reports.
Florida State moved back into the top four and Ohio State dropped four spots to No. 6 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings released last night, ESPN reports.
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