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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

We are caring for 767 inpatients and have 3,251 outpatient visits today.


Keeping you in The Loop

Message from Suresh: The best kind of Thanksgiving

“I’d like to personally thank our patients, our faculty and staff, our partners, and this community for the trust they place in us every day. For me, the best kind of Thanksgiving is seeing the commitment and collaboration that leads to more amazing care for Iowans.”

Introducing…jumbo card!

It’s big. Really big. Traveling thank you cards—we’re calling them “jumbo cards”—are making their way around our campuses for you to share your gratitude for employees, volunteers, and teams.

Bishop named 2019 Fellow of the AAAS

Gail Bishop, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general-scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

Meet Kid Captain Charlotte Keller of Bellevue

Charlotte Keller, 7, of Bellevue, Nebraska, is our Kid Captain for Friday’s game against Nebraska. Charlotte began experiencing severe leg pain when she was 3 years old and was diagnosed with chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO), a rare, inflammatory bone disease.

Events: Join us

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Research volunteers invited

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  • Pregnant women planning on delivering at UI Hospitals & Clinics are invited to participate in a study investigating the effect of position on blood pressure management. Compensation. Visit for more information.

Outside UI Health Care

Iowa regents to consider UI public/private partnership in December

The Board of Regents, state of Iowa, will consider the proposed agreement to partner with a private firm to operate and maintain the UI Utility System in two special meetings, The Daily Iowan reports.

Three injured as Texas plant explosion releases chemical plume

The powerful blast blew out the windows of homes and sent a chemical plume blowing over neighborhoods miles away, KCRG

‘Bomb Cyclone’ winter storm will hit US as Thanksgiving nears, forecasters warn

Thanksgiving travelers should be cautious and prepare for delays as two powerful storms hit the western and central U.S. this week, NPR reports.

Low vaccination rate and deadly medical mistake led to Samoa measles outbreak

The island nation of fewer than 200,000 has tallied 2,427 measles cases in the outbreak thus far, ABC News reports.

Iowa basketball’s Nunge out for season with torn ACL

Fresh off a redshirt year, Jack Nunge will now miss the remainder of the 2019–20 season, The Daily Iowan reports.

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