Social Opportunities

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

  • 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