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VIDEO-Dean: MD Students Bear Most of the Cost of Their Education

Dean Jerris Hedges addressed “the elephant in the room” during May 15’s Convocation Ceremony. That would be the well-publicized potential that the John A. Burns School of Medicine could lose $4 million in state funds in the coming fiscal year. The Dean acknowledged his remarks could be perceived as “a political statement”, but said recent news […]

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A Message to the MD Class of 2011

Aloha, members of the Class of 2011. As Dean of JABSOM, I am honored to represent all of our faculty, staff and the students in our other classes when I tell you how proud we are of your accomplishments at JABSOM. You have made lifelong friends, and we hope you will continue a lifelong relationship […]

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Investing tobacco settlement monies to expand physician care

Aloha. This year, the John A. Burns School of Medicine is asking the Hawai’i State Legislature to extend the sunset date on tobacco master settlement agreement monies for continued use by the school until 2015. Monies from the tobacco settlement are helping us reach out to the Islands of Hawai’i in unprecedented ways. Third-year medical students now […]

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