VIDEO: New Ahu Ola Dedicated at Medical School

Pōhaku (stones) from alumni and friends near and far were used to build a new shrine built at the John A. Burns School of Medicine Kaka`ako campus Mala La‘au Lapa‘au (Healing Garden). The Ahu Ola, or healing shrine, was built using ancient Native Hawaiian techniques (assembled using no adhesive cement) and dedicated in an Awa […]

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MATCH DAY 2014: The envelope, please! (Video)

Medicine’s own unique form of March Madness happened today, as throughout the natiomedical students in the Class of 2014 opened sealed envelopes to learn where they will begin their careers as doctors. In Hawai`i, the appointed hour was 7 a.m.–when 59 of our MD Candidates squealed, shouted or hugged one another upon learning they had […]

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MATCH DAY 2014: Emotions Skyrocket and We Caught it on Video!

By Deborah Manog, UH Student Journalist The fourth-year medical students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine couldn’t hold back their cheers and tears after simultaneously opening up their “match day” envelopes in a packed auditorium. Emotions skyrocketed as our soon-to-be doctors discovered the next destination in their medical careers-residency. “It’s match day, so […]

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