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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We are caring for 718 inpatients and have 3,903 outpatient visits today.

High: 82 Low: 59 Sunny

High: 83 Low: 67 Partly sunny

Broadcasts: Need to know

7JPP and 5S changes effective June 19

To continue to help manage our high patient census, on Tuesday, June 19:

  • The Medical Observation Unit will relocate from 5 South (5S; Elevator C, Level 5) to 7 John Pappajohn Pavilion (7JPP; Elevator J, Level 7).
  • The Adult Acute Medicine Unit will open on 5 South.

News: In The Loop

Summer ‘quiet’ breaking out all over college

If you think June and July are quiet times on the Carver College of Medicine campus, think again. The college’s summer programs attract hundreds of students and researchers from around the country to be taught by and to collaborate with its faculty.

Khataei finds decreased pain after high-intensity interval training

As therapy for existing problems, are certain types of exercise more useful than others? That is the question Tahsin Khataei, PhD, is trying to find out.

Founding of the AAMC

Did you know the Carver College of Medicine is one of the founding members of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)? This original group began in 1876 with 22 medical colleges from across the country.

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.


  • The Division of Sponsored Programs can help you create a custom search for grant opportunities based on the Grant Bulletin. Email
  • Visit the Work/Life Resources website at for information on adult and elder care, for people ages 55 and older and/or people caring for an elder relative or friend.

Research volunteers invited

Find more research studies at

  • Adults with a diagnosis of bipolar-1 are invited to a study looking at brain function. Participation involves MRIs, blood draws, interviews, and questionnaires. Compensation. Visit or email

Outside UI Health Care

Iowa dives into the future of water research

Building on a century of hydroscience research, the UI has entered a new era of activity aimed at solving Earth’s biggest environmental issues, Iowa Now reports.

Cedar Rapids welcomes new memorial site dedicated to the flood of 2008

Cedar Rapids will unveil a memorial sculpture, “West Side Rising and Gateway and Memorial Plaza,” at 2 p.m. today in the Time Check neighborhood to memorialize the 10-year anniversary of the flood, KCRG reports.

North Liberty moves forward with dog park purchase

The North Liberty City Council allocated $225,000 from the city’s budget to help purchase 11.5 acres of land for a dog park, which will include seven acres of fenced space, CBS2 reports.

Federal judge OKs AT&T takeover of Time Warner

AT&T won approval from a U.S. court yesterday to buy Time Warner for $85 billion, allowing AT&T to compete with internet companies that dominate digital advertising, Reuters reports.

Inspiring the next generation of academic physicians

Medical students are more likely to pursue careers in academic medicine if they participate in research or are influenced by a mentor during their education, AAMCNews reports.

North America to host 2026 World Cup

The U.S., Mexico, and Canada today secured the right to co-host the 2026 World Cup, bringing the tournament back to North America for the first time since 1994, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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