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Thursday, March 23, 2023

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THRIVE@Carver: Leading complex organizations in post-pandemic medicine

In this second episode of THRIVE@Carver—a special Rounding@IOWA podcast series on leadership in medicine—host Gerry Clancy, MD, and guest Brooks Jackson, MD, MBA, share insight on leading an academic medical center in a post-pandemic future.

New law prohibits gender-affirming treatment for minors

Yesterday a bill prohibiting gender-affirming treatment for minors was signed into state law. Health care professionals licensed in the state of Iowa are now prohibited from prescribing and administering puberty blockers and hormone therapies—as well as performing gender-affirming surgeries—for individuals under 18.

Feeling busy? Create healthy routines using habit science

If you are navigating challenges and feel like you don’t have the time or energy to care for yourself, it’s possible to prioritize your own well-being using the science of small habits. These seven tips will help you get started and on the road to success.


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Today’s inpatients: 793
Today’s outpatient visits: 4,216

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Research volunteers invited

  • Those who are pregnant in their first trimester are invited to participate in a research study where they wear health monitors and answer questionnaires. Compensation provided. For more information, see

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Outside UI Health Care

Iowa Department of Transportation and AAA team up on ‘Move Over for Me’ campaign

The campaign aims to remind drivers to move over for all disabled vehicles on roadways, Iowa’s News Now reports.

Off-duty pilot on Southwest flight steps in to help after pilot becomes ill while flying

An off-duty pilot—who was a passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight—stepped in to help the flight crew after one of the on-duty pilots had a medical emergency mid-flight, CNN reports.

Launch debut of 3D-printed rocket ends in failure, no orbit

A rocket made almost entirely of 3D-printed parts made its launch debut, lifting off amid fanfare but failing only three minutes into flight, ABC News reports.

Hawkeye baseball defeats Grand View 12—1

The UI baseball team improved to 6-0 at home on the season, and 16-3 overall, Hawkeye Sports reports.

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