3.1 Organization and Scope

University of Iowa Health Care (UI Health Care) is a comprehensive academic medical center that offers world class health care through the provision of clinical services, medical education, and medical research for the State of Iowa. UI Health Care is comprised of the Carver College of Medicine (CCOM), Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD), University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), and University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) (see paragraphs a–c below) and is assisted in completing its mission through its affiliation with the University of Iowa Health System (UIHS) and the University of Iowa Health Alliance (UIHA). UI Health Care also engages in other charitable, educational, and scientific activities that would further its mission. Through this mission, UI Health Care strives to improve the health of each patient, the health of Iowans, and the value of health care provided to Iowa. 

  1. Carver College of Medicine. The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine operates educational programs in medicine, graduate medical education, continuing medical education, physician assistant, physical therapy and rehabilitation science, nuclear medicine technology, radiation sciences, perfusion technology, and orthoptic training. CCOM also performs a wide array of basic science research, clinical research, and clinical care through University of Iowa Physicians.
  2. University of Iowa Physicians. University of Iowa Physicians is the multispecialty medical and surgical clinical practice comprised of the faculty and staff of CCOM.
  3. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics operates an adult hospital, a children’s hospital, a psychiatric hospital, a graduate medical education program, as well as a wide array of ambulatory clinics.