Kaushik appointed as clinical adjunct instructor August 30, 2018 Ashlesha Kaushik, MBBS, MD, with UnityPoint Clinic Pediatric Infectious Disease, has been appointed by the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the University of Iowa (UI) Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Kaushik will serve a three year term teaching pediatric infectious diseases to UI Carver College of Medicine trainees through the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation (SMEF) residency program and serve as a resident preceptor for the program. Actively engaged in educating future physicians, Dr. Kaushik began teaching this program in February 2018 and teaches various aspects of diagnosis, management and prevention of infections afflicting children and newborns. As the only pediatric infectious disease specialist in Siouxland teaching this program, Dr. Kaushik is passionate about resident education, clinical research and dissemination of specialized knowledge for the betterment of patient care. Dr. Kaushik is also a nominated member of the New York Academy of Medicine and has been elected as an overseas fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, UK.