Social Opportunities

An outstanding feature of the Psychiatry Residency Program at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is the camaraderie among residents. Residents enjoy many activities together, including casual get-togethers, annual parties, and conferences.

Group sharing a meal

  • Welcome Dinner at the Chairman’s house
  • Matball - Residents vs. Faculty
  • Iowa State Fair (a group of residents go most years)
  • Karaoke
  • Halloween Party
  • Ugly Sweater Party
  • Super Bowl Party
  • Doc Dash
  • NAMI Walk
  • Trivia nights
  • Orchard visit
  • Local minor league games (baseball, indoor football, hockey)
  • Farmer’s market visits
  • Community Theater and Shakespeare in the Park
  • Physician on the Hill Day (a group of residents joined visited with congress people at the state capitol)
  • Several conferences including APA (American Psychiatric Association), IPS (Iowa Psychiatric Society), AMP (Association of Medicine and Psychiatry) and others