Author Archive | Tina Shelton

VIDEO: New Ahu Ola Dedicated at Medical School

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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MATCH DAY 2014: The envelope, please! (Video)

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 […]

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UH MEDICAL STUDENTS Meet their Match (Full story and slideshow)

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), […]

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ISLAND-STYLE RESIDENCY: Big group staying here at home!

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 […]

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FAMILY MEDICINE: Half of the newest FM residency class will be JABSOM graduates

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) […]

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