SimTiki CENTER gives our MD students and community a leg up on handling real-life emergencies

The John A. Burns School of Medicine’s SimTiki Center provides top-of-the-line simulation equipment to medical students and community health professionals seeking to improve their reaction time in real emergencies. The center’s simulated patients are essentially robots programmed to demonstrate a virtually endless number of emergency scenarios. These are situations which doctors, nurses, paramedics, EMTs and […]

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Hawai`i medical research PARTNERSHIP WITH CHINA earns national award

While news coverage from the Olympics often focuses on the contest for medals by athletes representing the United States and China, there are also collaborations between our nations, including a research partnership between the University of Hawai`i and Jinan University in China, which has just won its own U.S./China Collaborative Award. The scientific team, whose […]

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AAMC NEWS: Schock, Schwartz proposal offers progress toward GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION reform

Washington, D.C., August 6, 2012—The “Physician Shortage Reduction and Graduate Medical Education Accountability and Transparency Act” introduced by Reps. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) and Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) is a significant step toward easing the nation’s doctor shortage crisis, according to the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges). The bill, H.R. 6352, would expand the number of […]

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New leadership for GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION and at JABSOM’s Department of Psychiatry

Four faculty members who have made significant contributions during their careers in medical education are embarking on new journeys within the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Dr. Naleen Andrade has been appointed the medical school’s Designated Institutional Official (DIO), Dr. Courtney Matsu as Deputy DIO, and Dr. Tony Guerrero will step […]

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