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CRMEF is Closing!

As you may have heard, sadly CRMEF will close its doors on June 30, 2020. All 14 displaced residents should soon have new residencies. If you would like to assist those residents with interviewing and/or moving costs, follow this link to the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians site and a donation page.


Posted On February 25, 2020

Dr. Robert Beck named CRMEF Interim Program Director

Dr. Robert Beck, one of the Family Medicine residency?s current faculty, has been named the program?s Interim Program Director, effective January 1, 2020, taking over from longtime Executive and Program Director, Dr. D?nal Kevin Gordon, who is retiring.

Dr. Beck brings to his new role as Interim PD many years of clinical and administrative experience, both rural and urban, in Iowa and Massachusetts. He did undergrad at Johns Hopkins, med school in New Jersey at Rutgers?Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, residency in Minnesota. He has a special interest in research, has always been available to residents pursuing a clinical or academic project.

Most recently, Rob has been the residency?s Director of Medical Education, overseeing the training of residents and the teaching of the many medical students who rotate with CRMEF, and he was before that an Associate Program Director. His long experience with CRMEF, no less than his day-to-day exposure to the program over more than 10 years will go a long way toward ensuring his success in his new position. Rob and his wife Elizabeth have five children and live in Iowa City.

Posted On January 15, 2020

Welcoming the Class of 2022!

CRMEF is happy to welcome Drs. Ryan Cook, Bailey Englund, Bledar Haxhiu, Chelsea Meier Lima Nobre de Queiroz, Fillipe Lima Nobre de Queiroz, Brock Mills and Zahn Raubenheimer to the family!

Posted On July 1, 2019

Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation (CRMEF)

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