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Thursday, March 30, 2023

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.


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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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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