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Who are Those Young Medical Students in my Hospital Room?

One day they’re in a classroom, the next day they’re in your hospital room or clinic, following your doctor around. How do we get our third-year medical students ready to take the field in real health care settings? UH Med Now Manoa Student Journalist Amanda Shell takes us through “Transition to Clerkship”. Patients: Our special […]

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DIVERSITY: UH Campuses Take the Top Spots in the US

A little over two years ago, the head of the Association of American Medical Colleges said he believed the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) to be the most diverse medical school in the country. Now, UH campuses have taken the top spots in the  Chronicle of Higher Education 2014 […]

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AHEC hosts Health Workforce Job Fair, Summit September 6

By Elizabeth Simon Registration is now underway for the 2014 Hawaiʻi Health Workforce Summit: Building the Future. Presented by The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) on September 6, from 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort in Waikīkī, the free summit provides […]

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Why Volunteer on a MEDICAL MISSION?

By Deborah Manog, UH Med Now Journalist There have been patients who feel like it’s (medical mission) given them a whole new lease on life,” said Dr. Rebecca Sawai, a general surgeon at Kaiser-Permanente. Her first experience volunteering internationally with a medical mission in Tuguegarao City this year reminded her of why she became a […]

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MEET our new MD Residents and Learn More About What Doctors Do After Med School!

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and several major medical centers in Hawai`i cooperatively conduct residency (post-MD graduate medical education) programs and post-residency fellowships. In the embedded video, meet some of our newest Residents, who are on the job, being supervised by JABSOM Faculty. To link directly to the video, click HERE. Read […]

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