John A. Burns School of Medicine Associate Professor Alson Inaba, MD is innovative and compassionate in his teaching. Students in class after class name him among their favorite clinical instructors. He has been invited to deliver the keynote address when the new MD class assembles at the White Coat Ceremony on July 23. Last May, The Class of 2011 presented the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award to Dr. Inaba, who is an emergency medicine pediatrician at Kapi’olani Medical Center,
What most people didn’t know until this past week, however, is that Dr. Inaba’s teaching skills have inspired a technique that has been adopted around the world, and is saving lives everywhere. His CPR teaching technique is now the subject of a new video by the American Heart Association.