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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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Secret to Better Health: Wash Your Hands!

Preventing re-infections or new illnesses within hospitals is a major emphasis throughout the country. Here at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), faculty helped bring home that message in a video shown to third-year medical students during the “Transition to Clerkship” Week. We thought you’d enjoy the video, and the reminder that washing […]

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AAMC: MORE, Not Less, Graduate Medical Education Needed

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report on Tuesday calling for reform of the graduate medical education system. IOM recommendations include altering the way residency programs are funded and instituting accountability and transparency measures. In a statement, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., said, “The IOM’s […]

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CLINICAL TRIAL: Continued Reduction in Development of Diabetes from Lifestyle Intervention

Increasing physical activity has effectively prevented (or delayed) the development of Type 2 diabetes in the 16 years since the beginning of the Hawai`i Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study. The successful interventions in the study included people who changed their lifestyles to reduce weight and increase physical activity (the intensive lifestyle, or ILS group) and […]

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VIDEO: Dr. Kalani Brady – Journey to Kalaupapa

More than 10 years ago, Dr. Kalani S. Brady, an associate professor of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine and a physician with University Clinical Education and Research Associates (UCERA), made a commitment that became a pivotal point in his medical career. Brady, along with a hui […]

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