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EDUCATION: 1980 B.S. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis,
Minnesota, 1987 M.D. University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: 1987-90 Resident, Internal Medicine
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, 1991-93 Fellow,
Rheumatology Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C.
CERTIFICATION: American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
General Internal Medicine, ABIM - Rheumatology
MILITARY: United States Army: 1988 - 1995, Rank obtained:
PRESENT POSITION: Clinical Professor, M. Paul Strottmann Family
Chair of Medical Student Education and Physician Training,
Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Vice Chair, Education,
Division of Immunology/Rheumatology, Department of Internal
ACP ACTIVITIES: Fellowship: 1994, Workshop on Musculoskeletal
Physical Examination at ACP national meeting 1999, 2001, 2003,
Workshop on joint injection/aspiration, chapter scientific meeting
2005, 2006, 2012
CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Member of ACP Chapter
Council (2002 - present ), ACP Clinical Vignette competition for
residents and medical students - organized and judged (2002 -
present), Scientific Meeting Planning Committee (2002 -
HOSPITAL/COMMUNITY SERVICE: Chair, University of Iowa Health
Care GME Committee, Chair, Department of Internal Medicine Medical
Education Committee, Pro Bono Work Community Health Free Clinic -
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE: Clinical General
Internal Medicine and General Rheumatology Medical Education
"Medicine is currently in the midst of very significant changes;
how to navigate them successfully isn't clear but I see several
opportunities for our chapter to embrace. The already successful
advocacy efforts will need to be even more active if possible. To
support this, communication within the chapter will need to be
frequent and effective using multiple modalities. Education will be
critical as medical knowledge continues to grow exponentially and
the maintenance of certification system evolves. ACP has
outstanding educational resources that we will need to use fully as
we innovate with the scientific meeting. Following the national
strategic plan, our chapter will need to redouble our efforts to
engage students, residents and young physicians. We have a rich
collection of talent within our chapter and I look forward to
working with you in developing our response to these