Archive | July, 2011

UH Medical Students Ace National Licensing Exam

The University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine second-year medical students continue to excel at the national level. For the second year in a row, every one of our MS-2’s (100%) has passed the US Medical Licensing Exam, Step 1. Their mean score is also remarkable. The MS-2’s from JABSOM are on […]

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YouTube VIDEO: Entrance of Class of 2015

Members of the class enter the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort Tapa Ballroom, for their White Coat Ceremony. They are led by Dr. J. Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, who is performing a special oli for the occasion. Dr. Kaholokula is Chair of the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Department of Native Hawaiian Health.

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White Coat Ceremony Celebrates New MD Class (with Slideshow)

Sixty-six new students received the short white coats that identify them as physicians in training on Friday, July 22, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel Resort and Spa. The 66 newest students represent an expansion of the MD class to address an ongoing physician shortage. Chosen from more than 1,600 applicants received by the John A. Burns […]

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Class Diversity Appeals to New Student

The University of Hawai’i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine is arguably the most culturally and racially diverse medical school in the country. When the President of the Association of American Medical Colleges came to visit (and speak at the MD Convocation) last May, he told Dean Jerris Hedges he never realized just how diverse […]

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WELCOME CLASS OF 2015!

The Class of 2015 — the largest-ever entering MD class at the University of Hawai’i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine — is having quite a week. It started Monday with orientation. On Tuesday, students were busy signing up for locations where they will perform community service. In this picture, a group gathers outside the […]

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