Tag: #UNMCID

Dr. Swindells Awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award at IDWeek

Dr. Susan Swindells, clinician, researcher, and recipient of the 2023 Alexander Fleming Award for Lifetime Achievement

Oct 18, 2023

UNMC ID Recognizes Advanced Practice Provider Appreciation Week!

The UNMC Infectious Diseases Division recognizes the talented and dedicated group of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) that deliver excellent and compassionate clinical care for our patients.  We are appreciative and feel privileged to work with you.  Thank you for all that you do – every day!

Sep 29, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mackenzie Keintz

Dr. Mackenzie Keintz is no stranger to UNMC ID as a third-year ID fellow, but she is joining UNMC ID faculty as a clinical instructor. She is also the associate medical director of Nebraska ICAP’s Project First Line, which enhances the ID training of frontline healthcare workers. Read on to learn more about Dr. Keintz. Congratulations, Mackenzie!

Sep 27, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jennifer Davis

Dr. Jennifer Davis joins UNMC ID as an assistant professor following her ID fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is an expert in HIV care and will practice in our HIV clinic, but will also see a broad range of other patients with the ID consult service. Read on to learn more about our superb new ID physician. Congratulations, Jennifer!

Sep 14, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sias Scherger

Dr. Sias Scherger completed an ID fellowship at the University of Colorado, where he stayed on as faculty for a few years. He now joins us at UNMC ID, where he will focus on the treatment of immunocompromised patients. A Nebraska native and graduate of UNMC’s College of Medicine, we welcome him back! Read on to learn more about our great new addition to the UNMC ID faculty. Congratulations Sia!

Sep 5, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Juan Teran

Dr. Juan Teran joins UNMC ID as an assistant professor and the medical director of the Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program (ICAP). He recently completed an ID fellowship at Boston University. Read on to learn more about this great new addition to the UNMC ID team. Congratulations Juan!

Aug 30, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Shawna Sunagawa

Dr. Shawna Sunagawa is not new to UNMC ID, having completed her pharmacy residency here at Nebraska Medicine/UNMC. She is, however, transitioning to a new role within the division, and we are very excited to have her stay on! Read on to learn more about this fantastic new addition to the UNMC ID faculty. Congratulations, Shawna

Aug 22, 2023

Tools of the Trade: How Flowcharts can aid Quality Improvement in Healthcare

At UNMC ID, we are always proud of our leaders who strive to improve patient care daily. Last month, team members at Nebraska Medicine attended a mini-training led by Nichole Regan focusing on the utility of process mapping and flow charts in improving the quality of patient care.

Jul 25, 2023

Meeting Recap: 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit (Part 2)

The 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit was held on Friday, June 2, 2023 at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in La Vista, NE. Read on for a recap of what was discussed!

Jul 19, 2023

Meeting Recap: 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit (Part 1)

The 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit was held on Friday, June 2, 2023 at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in La Vista, NE. Read on for a recap of what was discussed!

Jul 17, 2023