Archive | March, 2011

Healthcare-associated infections reduced by statewide campaign

Hawai’i health care providers have made impressive strides in reducing one of the most dangerous infections striking patients in hospitals and health care facilities. “Central Line Infections”, as they are called, have declined by 65% since 2009, the result of a concentrated effort here to tackle the problem. The Hawai’i Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program’s “Stop […]

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UH Med school’s Braun recognized with “Inspiring Women” honor

Dr. Kathryn Braun adorned with leis, with husband Chris Conybeare, in front of her Inspiring Women exhibit at Honolulu Hale. The medical school’s Dr. Kathryn Braun, Professor of Public Health and Social Work, is one of 24 women being recognized by the Honolulu Commission on the Status of Women. Inspiring Women”, an exhibit at Honolulu […]

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Women lead the way at UH Medical School’s Match Day

(Match-Day Slideshow, photos by various contributors-and at bottom of this story, LINK TO YOU TUBE VIDEO) Imagine being handed an envelope that contained details of what your life would be like for the next few years. What kind of nervous anticipation might you experience? Sixty-one students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine can […]

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List of Matches, 2011

Here’s where our students “matched” on March 17, 2011. By last name, then institutions. Congratulations! Ansdell, David: UC San Diego Med Ctr Medicine-Preliminary San Diego CA and UC San Diego Med Ctr Radiology-Diagnostic San Diego CA Arakawa, Jordan University of Hawaii Pediatrics Honolulu HI Au, Brandon U Washington Affil Hosps Internal Medicine Seattle WA Barnes, […]

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DID YOU KNOW? How JABSOM’s Safety Team Works

(Pictured are Lt. Debra Austin and Elwyn Watkins) The John A. Burns School of Medicine was fortunately spared any of the tsunami damage seen elsewhere in our islands, and none of the tragedy we are all so terribly sorry to see in Japan. We thought you might like to know, however, how the John A. […]

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