By Deborah Manog, UH Student Journalist Blustery winds and pouring rain combined with Hawai`i’s Aloha Friday traffic rush could not keep away a near-packed auditorium to hear visiting Dr. Abraham Verghese, who was hosted by the University of Hawai`i Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society, speak at the John A. Burns School of Medicine […]
Learning how the body looks on the inside doesn’t seem so daunting when it’s a puzzle to piece together…the lungs go here, the stomach there, the intestines…well, maybe it’s best they go under the stomach instead of above it. A colorful, “Twister” game-sized anatomy puzzle was just one creative learning opportunity our medical students presented […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here it is, the moment our MD students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Hawaiʻi opened their envelopes to learn where they begin residency training as newly minted MDs. Residency begins July 1, 2014.