Archive | February, 2013

HOMELESSNESS action plan to be discussed at Partnership for Social Justice Symposium April 6

Come and listen to our faculty experts, brainstorm ideas, and create an action plan to address the needs of the homeless population in Hawai’i, at the annual Partnership for Social Justice Symposium on Saturday, April 6. The event at the John A. Burns School of Medicine runs from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Location: JABSOM campus, Medical Education […]

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FACULTY TRAINING: 2013 Comprehensive Problem-Based Learning Tutorial Training Workshops scheduled

Problem-based learning (PBL) is the exciting foundation for medical education at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).  Workshops are now scheduled to help faculty members become certified in PBL. This faculty training workshop is meant to serve as an Introduction to Problem-Based Learning (PBL) for new faculty or a refresher course for faculty […]

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BIGGEST JABSOM presence ever at the 2013 “Manoa Experience”

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was represented at The Mānoa Experience, by faculty, staff, and students on Saturday, February 23. The JABSOM Graduate programs, MD program, Office of Public Health Studies and Medical Technology were represented at two booths, in fact. The annual preview and recruitment event brings hundreds of prospective students […]

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SCIENCE SUSHI goes national, JABSOM doctoral student blogs for Scientific American, Discover

Christie Wilcox, a doctoral student in Cell and Molecular Biology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa, is receiving national attention for her blogging for the on-line editions of Scientific American and Discover Magazine. Last week, Christie was a presenter at the American Association for the Advancement of Science […]

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PUMPING THE EDUCATIONAL PIPELINE: 124 Neighbor Island high school students visit the University of Hawai`i medical school

They’re young, they’re smart and they’re interested in health careers. There’s not much on the horizon that will hold these high school students back! On February 21, 124 students from Maui, Moloka’i, Kaua`i and Hawai`i Island visited the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), thanks to the Hawai`i Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) […]

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