Archive | August, 2011

Medicine: Chief Residents by the Half Dozen

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was particularly well represented at this year’s meeting of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine in Las Vegas. Half a dozen JABSOM grads from the Class of 2008 bumped into each other at a session for Internal Medicine MDs who have been selected to serve […]

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Dr. William Haning quoted in AP news article: Why is workplace methamphetamine use 400% higher in Hawai’i?

JABSOM’s Dr. William Haning, an addictions specialist, was interviewed and quoted by the Associated Press in a national article by AP writer Jennifer Sinco Kelleher. Hawai’i’s service economy and high cost of living puts workers at greater risk for use of methamphetamine, or meth, Dr. Haning told the AP. Haning is a psychiatry professor at […]

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Imi Ho’ola Welcomes 12 Who Aspire to be MDs

Twelve new students have entered the Class of 2011-12 in the Imi Ho’ola Post-Baccalaureate Program, one of the most successful programs in the country to promote diversity in medicine. This year’s incoming class includes three neighbor island students (from Hawai’i Island- part of the state where the physician shortage is greatest), eight are from O’ahu, […]

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