Archive | June, 2012

VIDEO-Ruling Reaction: One medical student’s view

Jihey Yuk is in her third year of studying medicine at the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine.  A 2003 graduate of Pearl City High School who attended the University of California-Davis for her undergraduate degree, she is interested in primary care medicine–most likely a combination of Family Medicine and Psychiatry. She […]

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VIDEO Ruling Reaction: Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

Hawai`i health care providers and the national association for medical schools are applauding the United States Supreme Court’s decision upholding most provisions of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as “Obamacare”. Watch a conversation about the ruling with Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Dr. Roy Magnusson. From the John A. Burns School of Medicine […]

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VIDEO: New beginning for post-MD graduate medical education

The University of Hawai’i (UH), UH Manoa (UHM), the UHM John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and the Hawai’i Residency Programs, Inc. (HRP) signed an agreement June 21, 2012 to define and improve the governance structure and organization of federally-accredited (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) post-MD training in Hawai’i. JABSOM and HRP will […]

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Transition to Clerkship course puts final touches on second year training for Class of 2014

The Class of 2014 has spent June 18-23 completing its week-long Transition to Clerkship training in the Medical Education Building (MEB) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). They’ve been fitted for masks, practiced CPR on infants, worked with injections and practiced their clinical skills. We know they will make JABSOM proud, as […]

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VIDEO: Imi Ho`ōla celebrates nine who have completed one journey; will soon begin another

The University of Hawai`i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine Imi Ho`ōla Post Baccalaureate Program celebrated on June 13, 2012 as nine students completed the intensive, one-year program which is sometimes referred to as a “boot camp” for medical school. Promising college graduates from disadvantaged or underserved backgrounds are nutured – but also challenged. By […]

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