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Friday, Sept. 6, 2019

We are caring for 791 inpatients and have 3,433 outpatient visits today.

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Events: Join us

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News: In The Loop

Jackson Tijerina, 8, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, is our Kid Captain for tomorrow’s game against Rutgers. Jackson was diagnosed with a rare, cancerous brain tumor when he was 5 years old and is thriving today.
LGBTQ Clinic

UI Health Care continues to demonstrate high quality care for LGBTQ community

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex (LGBT+) civil rights organization, recognized UI Health Care as a 2019 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Top Performer in its Healthcare Equality Index 2019.

Event: Iowa’s New Americans in the Workplace, Valuing Cultural Differences

Refugees and immigrants are shaping the Iowa workplace, challenging us to become better informed about cultural differences, and promoting dialogue for improved awareness. Join us for this dialogue from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 112 USB.

Elders need docs who understand them

Join the Short Coat Podcast crew and special guest geriatrician Louise Aronson, MD, as they discuss our aging society and the science of geriatrics.


Research volunteers invited

Find more research studies at

  • The Departments of Orthopedics and Urology invite adult males who have been experiencing testicular/epididymal/scrotal content pain for longer than 3 months to participate in a research study. Study requires an office visit with urology, four surveys, a physical exam, and x-rays. If interested, call 319-356-2421 to schedule an appointment.

Outside UI Health Care

UI president Bruce Harreld cautions athletic officials to be vigilant on gambling*

Amid Iowa’s new legalization of sports betting, UI President Bruce Harreld stresses vigilance and transparency from the UI athletic department, the Iowa City Press-Citizen reports.

Iowa City downtown district’s nighttime mayor starts new initiatives to improve nightlife

New Iowa City nighttime mayor Joe Reilly opens up about his plans for the downtown district, including new portable toilets in alleyways and rape victim advocacy program training, The Daily Iowan reports.

A historically black college is offering displaced University of Bahamas students a free semester

Hampton University will allow students displaced by Hurricane Dorian to spend the fall semester on its campus in Hampton, Virginia, tuition-free, CNN reports.

YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids’ privacy law

Google, owner of YouTube, will pay $136 million to the Federal Trade Commission and $34 million to New York state after violating a privacy law regarding children, the Associated Press reports.

Independent musician Ace Jones hones his craft on the Iowa City Ped Mall

Guitar in hand, foot tapping a tambourine, Ace Jones is a one-man show for all who pass through the Iowa City Pedestrian Mall, Little Village Magazine reports.

Packers’ defense carries load as LaFleur-Rodgers offense starts slow

The Packers’ 10-3 defeat of the Bears at Soldier Field last night came largely as a result of their defense, ESPN reports.

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