READY for Residency?

It’s natural for medical students facing The Match to have doubts about their status, and maybe even their abilities. After all, there aren’t graduate medical education slots in North America for all the MDs seeking them. Dr. Natalie Young Albanese, a graduate of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and Kamehameha Schools, reassures […]

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Hopes among members of the MD Class of 2014

A few days before the 2014 Match Day, MD students at the University of Hawai`i (UH) who graduate this year talk about their feelings leading up to the Match, and their expectations. Hear from John A. Burns School of Medicine MD Candidates Kyle Shibuya, (Punahou grad) who wants to match into Emergency Medicine (and someday […]

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WORKOUTS for JABSOM-UH Cancer Center `ohana

Right here on campus, you can join classes and work out three times a week! All are in the Health and Wellness Center Room 104 at the UH Cancer Center. Basic Tae Kwon Do is Thursdays at 5 pm, Zumba is on Wednesdays at 5 pm, and Power Yoga is on Tuesdays at noon! Click […]

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TITLE IX: The Time is Now

If Hawai`i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), the most ethnically diverse medical school in the U.S., had existed at the time, would Patsy Takemoto have become a physician?The late Congresswoman and Maui native applied to 20 medical schools in her youth, but was accepted at none. In 1948, she had two strikes against […]

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ALUMNI Q & A: Stephen Chun (JABSOM 2010) Makes News in Research

John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Alumnus Stephen Chun (Class of 2010) is co-author of an intriguing new research paper. Published in Cancer Biology and Therapy, the paper describes research which reports that Aspirin Improves Outcome in High Risk Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Radiation Therapy. In addition to JABSOM, Dr. Chun also earned degrees from […]

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RECONNECT 2014: Have Fun and Earn Credits, Too

Thanks to generous corporate support from Hawai`i Pacific Health and The Doctors Company, alumni can earn credits at a FREE CME Conference during Alumni Weekend. Organized by the 25th reunion class, the conference, “Specialty Updates for the Non-Specialist”, on Saturday morning, July 26, at the Kaka`ako Campus will feature presentations by members of the class […]

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Our Campus KOLEA are Ready for Take Off

If you haven’t seen them already, today is your chance!   This month, these gold-spotted, quick-steppers often seen throughout Hawai’i and strolling across the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) campus, are taking flight for their annual journey. The winter season has come to an end for the Pacific Golden Plover, also known as […]

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