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OB-GYN: An Enduring Gift Creates an Endowed Chair

A generous gift has created the first endowed chair in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine.The gift acknowledges the excellence of the department, and it comes from the heart. It is an investment in the University of Hawai`i medical school by Professor Emeritus Santos Sharma, […]

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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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SLIDESHOW: Reconnect 2014 a Roaring Success

By Elaine Evans More than 300 MD alumni and their families (kids of all ages and sizes) came from the mainland, neighbor islands and all over O’ahu to attend RECONNECT 2014, The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) MD Alumni Reunion on July 26 at the Honolulu Zoo. Guided zoo tours, a shave ice […]

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CME CONFERENCE: MD Class of 89′ Reunites

By Richard Kasuya, MD  Associate Dean for Medical Education Alumni from both near and far returned to the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) for an informative and fun morning of continuing medical education at the 2014 JABSOM Alumni CME Conference. The conference was entitled, “Specialty Updates for the Non-Specialist“, and was coordinated by […]

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