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House Staff Council Overview

House Staff Council is a peer organization supported by the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Graduate Medical Education Committee. The council is made up of elected representatives from each training program.

The House Staff Council purpose:

  • To provide a forum for discussion among the residents and fellows in graduate medical and dental education at UI Hospitals & Clinics about the educational, professional and work environment issues relating to their graduate training at the UI Hospitals & Clinics,
  • To encourage active participation by residents and fellows in the promotion of excellence in the development, assessment and implementation of their training programs,
  • To encourage those in training at the UI Hospitals & Clinics to discuss and exchange ideas relevant to professional issues and trends affecting graduate medical and dental education at the UI Hospitals & Clinics, and
  • To offer pertinent recommendations to the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), program directors, faculty and administrators at UI Hospitals & Clinics on issues including, but not limited to, work environment, accreditation, program concerns and successes as they affect the needs and interests of the residents and fellows at UI Hospitals & Clinics.

House Staff Council 2020 - 2021 Officers:

President

Robert Humble, MD
Pathology
robert-humble@uiowa.edu

Vice President

Dakota Thompson, MD
Surgery
dakota-thompson@uiowa.edu  

Chair of Operations

Alexis Warren, MD
Ophthalmology
alexis-warren@uiowa.edu    

Chair of Finance

Meredith Parsons, MD
Pathology
meredith-parsons@uiowa.edu