Why Iowa?

Iowa City offers not only the best in terms of academics and patient care, but affordable living and healthy lifestyle. Some of the highlights and recognitions are:

Why Iowa - national meetings

Fellowship Training at Iowa

  • We offer an education fund and support for attendance at national conferences.
  • Top nephrology program ranking by US News and World Report 2015-2016
  • Our fellows consistently score in the top 25-30% on the ITE exams.
  • Opportunity for additional training after General Nephrology Training right here:
    • Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program
    • Masters in Medical Education
  • Dedicated preparation for and assistance in job placement after training

Special Lectures in Nephrology

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  • 2015 and 2016 America’s Best Large Employers; #1 in healthcare, #7 overall, Forbes
  • 2016 Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News and World Report
  • America’s Best Hospitals List, U.S. News and World Report
  • America’s Best Children’s Hospitals List, U.S. News and World Report
  • 2014 Magnet Prize for Nursing

Iowa City, a top place to live: 

  • #1 Least Stressed City in America 2015
  • World City of Literature, UNESCO; Home of the internationally renowned Iowa Writer’s Workshop
  • #3 Best Places to Live List, Outside Magazine
  • Best Places to Live and Launch Fortune
  • #5 Great Places to Live, Work, MSN
  • RAGBRAI: A week-long bike ride across Iowa, the largest bike ride in the world.