Keeping you in The Loop
Healing the healers: Q&A with Gerry Clancy
On an average day, Gerry Clancy, MD, walks roughly seven miles to check in with physicians and staff on the frontlines of patient care at UI Hospitals & Clinics. These conversations give him a clearer understanding of how the pandemic changed our mental and physical well-being.
Fire and life safety reminders for your workspace
We aim to provide a safe space for patients, visitors, and staff. To keep items concerning fire and life safety from being overlooked, watch out for these nine things to maintain compliance with our facilities’ fire and life safety rules and regulations.
- Nominations are being accepted for open University of Iowa Staff Council positions until 5 p.m. Monday, April 3.
- Do you know a resident or fellow physician who is an excellent clinical teacher? Nominate them for the Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award by Friday, April 7.
Tip of the day
Any email asking for personal information is likely fraudulent. Report suspicious emails to the UI Phishing team.
In the spotlight
Our pediatric patients delivered a surprise message to Iowa women’s basketball junior guard Caitlin Clark as she visited the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Watch as their messages of encouragement lead up to the big reveal for the basketball star.
Today’s inpatients: 794
Today’s outpatient visits: 4,307
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Events: Join us
- Skills for Educators Workshop: Interactive Lecturing Online, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 14. Registration is required.
Outside UI Health Care
Warm and windy today, severe weather potential continues to increase tomorrow
A fast-moving line of severe storms is expected to develop and move through the area between 3 and 8 p.m. tomorrow, KCRG reports.
Homes are evacuated after train carrying ethanol derails and catches fire in Minnesota
A train hauling ethanol derailed yesterday morning in Raymond, Minnesota, igniting several rail cars and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, CNN reports.
A startup says it made a jumbo meatball using the genetic sequence of the mammoth
An Australian company made a lab-grown cultured meatball using the genetic sequence of the long-extinct mammoth, NPR reports.
Iowa’s Caitlin Clark wins AP Player of the Year
Iowa women’s basketball junior guard Caitlin Clark received 20 of the 28 votes from the national media panel that votes on the AP Top 25 each week, the Associated Press reports.
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