TRANSITIONS: Lionel Shigemura goes West–to LCC

The school of medicine’s loss is Leeward Community College’s (LCC) gain as Lionel Shigemura starts the next chapter of his University of Hawai`i career with the Pearl City campus led by Leeward’s Chancellor Manny Cabral. The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Office of Information Technology hosted an ice cream sundae send-off for Lionel […]

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YOUR MEDICAL SCHOOL: MD’s and more

            The John A. Burns School of Medicine has 462 students enrolled in 2013 in Public Health, Communications Sciences & Disorders, Medical Technology, the advanced biomedical sciences and Medicine. Of the more than 250 medical students, 90% are residents of Hawai`i representing every county in the State. Additionally, another 225 newly minted MDs are employed throughout our State and preparing for licensure and board certification in our public-private […]

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THE FLU: Protect yourself and your `ohana with a flu shot

The Centers for Disease Control begins publishing its weekly updates about U.S. flu activity, and there is heightened concern after the city of Boston declared a flu public health emergency because significantly more people are falling ill in that city than they did last year. You can check out the  CDC Weekly Flu Surveillance Report. […]

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VIDEO Family Docs: No “typical” days

This short video clip has comments from a few family medicine physicians. The family medicine docs at JABSOM’s Physician Center in Mililani (Department of Family Medicine & Community Health) are too busy seeing patients to be interviewed today, but these U.S. mainland physicians offer an insight into what keeps them all—Islander and Mainlander–busy in a […]

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