Archive | July, 2012

VIDEO: The newest MD class recites one of the oldest oaths

Reaching all the way back to the 5th century before Christ, medical students traditionally recite the Oath of Hippocrates at the beginning of their studies and again when they are awarded the time-honored title of Medical Doctor. The Incoming Class of 2016 at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) experienced that tradition during […]

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“To whom much is given, much is expected”–Dean Hedges shares a personal story in remarks to the White Coat Class

E komo mai. It is my kuleana to serve as Dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine. In a former life, I grew upon on a farm in rural Washington State, attended public schools and practiced emergency medicine for 30+ years. I am humbled to welcome the families, supporters, friends, and distinguished guests to this event […]

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Dean’s Charge to the Class at White Coat 2012

Class of 2016, congratulations – you are now part of the medical school’s `ohana. This charge to the class at our white coat ceremony has been traditionally given by Judge James Burns, former President of the Friends of the Medical School, and son of the second governor of our great state after whom the School […]

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