Pōhaku (stones) from alumni and friends near and far were used to build a new shrine built at the John A. Burns School of Medicine Kaka`ako campus Mala La‘au Lapa‘au (Healing Garden). The Ahu Ola, or healing shrine, was built using ancient Native Hawaiian techniques (assembled using no adhesive cement) and dedicated in an Awa […]
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Medicine’s own unique form of March Madness happened today, as throughout the natiomedical students in the Class of 2014 opened sealed envelopes to learn where they will begin their careers as doctors. In Hawai`i, the appointed hour was 7 a.m.–when 59 of our MD Candidates squealed, shouted or hugged one another upon learning they had […]
Here it is, the moment our MD students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Hawaiʻi opened their envelopes to learn where they begin residency training as newly minted MDs. Residency begins July 1, 2014.
By Tina Shelton Medicine’s own unique version of “March Madness” broke out all over the world today, as medical students around the globe learned, in one simultaneous moment, where they will begin their careers in as MDs-in-training. The madness included the Aloha State, at the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), […]
We are proud of ALL our MD Candidates who matched into residency programs on March 21, 2014. But there’s a special excitement here at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) when we learn so many are staying right here at home to begin their careers training in JABSOM’s Hawai`i Residency Programs, Inc. This […]
Family Medicine Program Director Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, MD, excitedly pronounced that 50% of the first-year residents in the Family Medicine Residency program will be graduates of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Class of 2014. “Of the six incoming JABSOM Family Medicine Residents, three (50%) are Native Hawaiian and one of them (Kenneth Ortiz) […]