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Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

We are caring for 780 inpatients and have 4,745 outpatient visits today.

High: 46 Low: 30 Mostly cloudy

High: 45 Low: 27 Sunny

Broadcasts: Need to know

UI DeGowin Blood Center in need of donors of Types O-negative and O-positive blood

Due to high usage, the UI DeGowin Blood Center is in need of donors of Types O-negative and O-positive blood. Donate at the Volunteer Services blood drive tomorrow in the East Room (Elevator D/F, Level 8) between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Epic personalization settings locked until upgrade

Reminder: Changing Smart Phrases and other personalization settings are locked down until after the Epic upgrade, to happen on Dec. 7 at 1 a.m.

News: In The Loop

In case you missed it: November’s top stories

Here’s a quick look back at our favorite feature stories from November.

Putting arts and humanities back into medical training

The UI Carver College of Medicine’s Writing and Humanities Program gives medical students the space and time to pursue interests in the arts and humanities.

Iowans share stories of struggle, acceptance of living with HIV on World AIDS Day

Jack Stapleton, MD, founder of the University of Iowa HIV/AIDS Clinic, attended an event marking World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, and spoke with KCRG about the progress made in the 31 years since the clinic’s opening.

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.


Research volunteers invited

Find more research studies at

  • Do you have achilles tendinopathy/tendonitis? Participate in a clinical trial on the effects of education and exercise. Compensation and free physical therapy. Contact Jing Danielson at 319-356-1722 or visit

Outside UI Health Care

A decade of deanship for International Programs

Downing Thomas will return to a faculty position after more than 10 years representing the UI on an international stage, Iowa Now reports.

Coralville, Tiffin expecting growth due to new I-380 interchange

A new interchange along Interstate 380 in southern Johnson County is spurring growth in at least two nearby cities, KCRG reports.

Continued poor weather leads to latest harvest since 2009

A growing season filled with obstacles to farmers has continued late into the autumn, KCRG reports.

Montana residents ask Supreme Court to allow cleanup beyond superfund requirements

Close to 100 rural Montanans are taking on one of the largest corporations in the world before the U.S. Supreme Court, NPR reports.

Hospital alarms create a noise misery for patients

In the past 30 years, the number of medical devices that generate alarms has risen from about 10 to nearly 40, ABC News reports.

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