Why 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 in all the activity that happens in a real health care setting? Well, patients throughout the state certainly help us, by allowing our students […]

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Enduring Gift Creates Endowed Chair (Video, Photos)

A generous gift has created the first endowed chair in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health (OB-Gyn) 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 […]

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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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Video: Celebrating New Native Hawaiian MDs in the Old Hawaiian Way

An important mission of the University of Hawai`i medical school is to nuture and educate physicians of Native Hawaiian Ancestry, because their ranks are small compared to the Native Hawaiian population of our state. Last month, new Native Hawaiian students graduating from JABSOM–Akolea Ioane, Sara Ku`ulei Miles, and Kenneth Ortiz–were celebrated at a Kīhei Ceremony, […]

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: The Epigeneticist From Wai’anae Discovers Science Behind Native Traditions

Epigenetics and epigenomics are big and somewhat unfamiliar words to many, but they are likely terms you will hear about more and more. Department of Native Hawaiian Health researcher and Assistant Professor Dr. Alika Maunakea’s studies are helping to ensure that happens. His research in the field, detailing a link between epigenomics and alternate promoter […]

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UPDATED: WORKOUTS for JABSOM-UH Cancer Center `ohana

Right here on campus, you can join classes and work out several times a week! See the flyers, linked below. Here’s the “rundown:” Monday 12:00pm – 01:00pm Zumba :: UHCC Health & Wellness Center 05:00pm – 07:30pm Ping Pong Club :: UHCC Health & Wellness Center 05:10pm – 06:30pm Qi Gong :: JABSOM MEB 314 […]

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EBOLA: What Do We Know? Colloquium Wednesday 9/17 at noon

The Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology is hosting a colloquium about the ebola virus disease from on Wednesday, September 17 from 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m, in Room 315 of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). The colloquium will include a presentation by Dr. John Berestecky (Professor of Microbiology at […]

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$11 Million New Funding for Hawai`i Lab Which Laid Groundwork for In Vitro Fertilization

The Institute for Biogenesis Research at the John A. Burns School of Medicine has been awarded $10.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue its groundbreaking work in reproductive and developmental biomedical research. The Institute laid the scientific foundation for human in vitro fertilization under founder Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi, whose assisted reproductive methods […]

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H.O.M.E. Project Fundraiser Sept. 27 on UH Med Kaka`ako Campus

The Hawai‘i Homeless Outreach & Medical Education (H.O.M.E.) Project will hold its 6th annual food & wine tasting fundraiser, Ho`o¯la me ke kahiau, “Healing with compassion through selfless giving”, on Saturday, September 27. The fundraiser will begin at 6 p.m. on the grounds of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Kaka`ako campus. H.O.M.E. […]

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Interdisciplinary Training Brings Doctors, Future Pharmacists to UH Medical School’s LAU OLA Clinic

Did you know that the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has its own healthcare clinic, where we help train medical students? And where MDs continuing their specialty work under JABSOM supervision? Did you know that our Lau Ola Clinic also partners with UH Hilo’s Daniel K. Inouye School of Pharmacy to help give clinical […]

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XLR8UH: New Systemwide Initiative Open to Faculty, Students, Alumni

The University of Hawaiʻi has launched XLR8UH, a major commitment to transform the university’s world-class research and talent into viable products and businesses. XLR8UH is the name of the university’s first Proof of Concept Center. The focus is on investing in innovative ideas and providing a launch pad for commercialization. Click here to watch the […]

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APPLAUSE: Record Number of Tenure and Promotions

By Lori Emery, Faculty Development Program Manager This year’s promotions and tenure ceremony honored a record number of 22 of our faculty (7 tenures and 15 promotions) for their academic accomplishments. In a ceremony August 29, Department Chairs described the the honorees’ valuable contributions to the department, school and their field. These faculty members contribute […]

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