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Physician Shortage Crisis in Cedar Rapids

Physician Shortage Crisis in Cedar Rapids For immediate release: May 9, 2024 DES MOINES, IA – Iowa is currently facing a physician workforce shortage crisis and is ranked 45th in the nation for patient-to-physician ratios per 100,000 population. To address the shortage and other state healthcare priorities, the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) will be in…

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Urban Bicycle Food Ministry, Vallery Griffis, and Marygrace Elson, MD, honored at IMS President’s Reception

For immediate release: April 22, 2024 DES MOINES — The Iowa Medical Society (IMS) proudly announces the recipients of its esteemed awards for 2024, recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations for their exceptional contributions to public health and the field of healthcare. Urban Bicycle Food Ministry: Washington Freeman Peck Award The Iowa Medical Society presented the…

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David Muller, MD, Recipient of 2024 Physician Humanitarian Award

David Muller, MD, Recipient of 2024 Physician Humanitarian Award For Immediate Release: April 22, 2024   DES MOINES, IA — The Iowa Medical Society (IMS) and COPIC are delighted to announce Cedar Rapids-based ophthalmologist David Muller, MD, as the distinguished recipient of the 2024 IMS/COPIC Physician Humanitarian Award. This prestigious award is bestowed annually to honor…

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Iowa Medical Society brings statewide advocacy efforts to Burlington

Iowa Medical Society brings statewide advocacy efforts to Burlington Focus is Iowa’s physician shortage crisis   For Immediate Release: March 4, 2024   DES MOINES, IA – Iowa is currently facing a physician crisis like never before. Iowa is ranked 45th in the nation for patient to physician ratios per 100,000 population. According to the Association of…

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