Needing a transplant during COVID-19, UI law student receives lifesaving kidney from his mother

When Gina vowed to donate a kidney to her son during the pandemic, the University of Iowa Organ Transplant Center supported her every step of the way.

After total shoulder replacement, Rita continues her mission to rebuild homes

Anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty helped Rita get back to living a pain-free life as a disaster-relief volunteer.

UI Health Care on track to vaccinate 1,000 in one day; ready to vaccinate more of our community as soon as more doses are available

Pamela Kautz receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine
University of Iowa Health Care today took its next big step in continued preparations to keep our community safe from COVID-19. This afternoon, UI Health Care is on track to administer 1,000 pre-scheduled doses at one location in a single day to Johnson County residents age 65 or older who are newly eligible under Phase 1b of the state's vaccination guidance.

Parent blog: Miranda and Nate Atkinson

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Read Miranda and Nate Atkinson's story about their experience at the NICU in University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Midwives kept Emily’s natural birth plan safe and on track, despite complications

UI Health Care’s team-based approach to maternal health care gives midwifery patients immediate access to specialty OB-GYN care when they need it.

Spanish-speaking team: Providing compassion and comfort to patients with COVID-19

Spanish-speaking MICU providers standing in the lobby of UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
Imagine being critically ill in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), attached to tubes and wires. Now imagine, on top of that, not being able to communicate with others due to language barriers.

Jen Beschorner connects with patients in a new way during COVID-19

Jen Beschorner, BSN
Jen Beschorner is accustomed to providing her patients with hands-on care. However, COVID-19 is changing all the rules.

Lisa Kipper: Helping women with infertility care

Lisa Kipper, MA
Lisa Kipper, MA, developed a passion for women’s health when she became a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in 1991. Today, Kipper supports Jessica Kresowik, MD, reproductive endocrinologist, at the Davenport location.

When UTIs disrupted Vanessa’s life, UI Health Care offered the treatment that worked best for her

The experts in our Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Clinic offer multiple options for repairing pelvic floor disorders.

Behind the scenes: COVID-19 vaccine second dose

Wonder what it’s like to get a COVID-19 vaccine? University of Iowa Health Care employees are sharing their experiences through video diaries. See what they have to say about receiving the second dose.