It is tradition in the Carver College of Medicine that faculty, friends, and family gather and celebrate the achievement of a significant career milestone, promotion to professor. Last week, on the seventh floor of the hospital, in the Atrium, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development Dr. Lois Geist presented 29 faculty members with their formal recognition on behalf of the College, nine of which are Internal Medicine members.
After a brief social hour, Dr. Geist made some opening remarks. She praised the years of hard work that brought them to this point and encouraged them to continue to stand as the proud examples of the University of Iowa they have already proved themselves to be.
Then, as each professor came forward to be recognized and photographed with their department chair, Dr. Geist read brief biographies of the professors’ achievements in clinical care, research, and education. She also read inspirational…
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