Specializes in caring for the entire family, from birth throughout adulthood. Family medicine doctors have completed medical school and an additional three-year training program (residency) focused on family medicine from birth through senior care. Family medicine doctors are trained in all areas of medicine, including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease during all stages of life.
Specializes in the care of infants, children, and adolescents. Pediatricians are doctors who have completed medical school and an additional three-year training program (residency) focused on pediatric medicine from birth through age 21. Pediatricians provide a range of services from well-child care to basic childhood illnesses to specialized care for the most serious of diseases.
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General Internal Medicine
Specializes in caring for adult patients, addressing needs ranging from prevention to routine care of illness and injury, and long-term care of chronic diseases and conditions. Internal medicine doctors have completed medical school and an additional three-year training program (residency) focused on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting adults from late teens through senior care. Frequently internal medicine physicians have areas of focus, such as preventive medicine, chronic disease management, and geriatric medicine.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specializes in care for women and the female reproductive system, including gynecology care, pregnancy care, and infertility care. Obstetrical and gynecological providers emphasize well-woman care, including a well-woman exam as part of your yearly general health care routine.
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The health and safety of patients and staff is our highest priority. Here is what UI Health Care is doing to support Iowans.
A Cognitive Enhancement Program
Participants with cognitive impairment will be introduced to techniques and strategies to help with memory, attention, executive functioning, sleep difficulties, and more. Education will be provided regarding the cognitive effects of aging, dementia, stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), sleep problems, and more.
Patients and adult family members/caregivers are welcome to attend.