Community

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

--Margaret Mead
  • The S Word Screening

    The S Word Screening

    UI Health Care employee Lance Clemsen (far left) was part of the panel of experts that helped field questions from attendees of The S Word Screening at the Englert Theatre on Sept. 19.

  • Health Fair for Disabled Veterans

    Health Fair for Disabled Veterans

    Kathy Lee, Injury Prevention Coordinator, shares information at the health fair for disabled veterans on Sept. 13.

  • Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines

    Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines

    Frida Teran, a medical student part of the Latino Medical Student Association at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, engages visitors at the Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines in learning about nutrition and diabetes prevention through activities and information provided.

  • Hunger is Not a Game

    Hunger is Not a Game

    On Sept. 7, UI Health Care employees, along with other community members, helped the United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties package 20,000 packages of oatmeal that were distributed to agencies in Johnson and Washington counties.

  • Tour for nurses from Caterbury, England

    Tour for nurses from Caterbury, England

    Pam Hoogerwerf talks to nursing students and their instructor from Caterbury, England, who spent the week of Sept. 11, 2017 at Mt. Mercy to learn more first-hand about the health care system in the United States.

  • Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines

    Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines

    Armando Cervantes, a medical student part of the Latino Medical Student Association at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, engages a visitor at the Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines in learning about nutrition and diabetes prevention through activities and information provided.

  • 2017 Johnson County Fair

    2017 Johnson County Fair

    Nancy Davin represents the UI Center on Aging at the Johnson County Fair

  • 2017 Johnson County Fair

    2017 Johnson County Fair

    Staff members from the Center for Disabilities and Development engage kids with activities at the 2017 Johnson County Fair

Get Involved

Connecting UI Health Care with the community

Participate in or volunteer for the community events below.

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Share Your Event

Share your health care-related community event. Submit your own event or contact Tom Walljasper, Manager of Community and Staff Engagement.

 

Kudos and More!

Awards and Recognition

Photo Albums

Promote Education

UI Health Care faculty and staff are encouraged to support our community and STEM education programs. Click below to get involved.

 

Sponsorship

Resources for UI Health Care departments who have received sponsorship requests from a community nonprofit organization.

Community Benefit

Our Commitment to Helping Communities

UI Health Care provided more than $985 million in community benefit since 2008 by:

  • Improving access and providing care
  • Enhancing community health
  • Advancing health professions education and training
  • Conducting clinical and community health research