Slides from the presentations at the Bioengineering Research Symposium are available now on-line. The symposium, held February 16 at the University of Hawai’i Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), provided an overview of research and education activities underway by the bioengineering cluster research team, which currently involves 20 faculty from JABSOM and the […]
Archive | February, 2012
In an ongoing effort to expand collaboration between Asia-Pacific nations and the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), Dean Jerris Hedges, Vice Dean Satoru Izutsu, and Dr. Henry Lew visited Tokyo Bay Hospital in Japan and Taipei Medical University in Taiwan in late February. They also paid a call of the Taiwan Ministry of […]
Health studies make headlines nearly every day—and rightly so, since most of us want to read about ways to live healthier lives. But what happens when the newest studies seem to yield conflicting findings? “You really have a medical impact if you publish a study,” said Dr. John Chen of the University of Hawai’i’s John […]
Mahalo to Career Night host Dr. Wendell Foo and all the other physicians who came to the University of Hawai’i’s medical school on February 21 to give our students an “insider” perspective of what the life of a doctor is really like. During Career Night, co-sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and […]
MD Students Thomas Gill and Kristin King are asked why Career Night appeals to first year medical students like them, as they ponder what specialty they might pursue in residency training after medical school.
Washington, D.C., February 16, 2012—Starting in 2015, when aspiring doctors take the MCAT® examination, they will need more than a solid basis in the natural sciences. Under changes approved today by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges), they also will need an understanding of the psychology, sociology, and biology that provide the foundation for […]