It’s MOVEMBER, Man (and women)!

It’s usual for medical students to be harried, but now some of them were both harried and hairy during November. The men, particularly, who grew moustaches and beards to take part in “Movember“, the nationwide movement to raise awareness and money to promote men’s health. Pictured are supporters who contributed to the cause, some by growing […]

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FAMILY MEDICINE INTEREST GROUP reaches out to community

Compassion, caring and community involvement are important principles at the University of Hawaiʻiʻs John A. Burns School of Medicine, and the volunteer medical students and faculty in Family Medicine Interest Group demonstrated all three in the month of October. On October 16, 2011 the Family Medicine Interest Group made an impressive showing in the Susan […]

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MEETINGS INDUSTRY writers tour JABSOM SimTiki during APEC

Journalists whose “beat” is conventions and meetings learned hands-on about some of the equipment and expertise that can be found at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoaʻs John A. Burns School of Medicine. The writers, from as far as Massachusetts and Singapore and points in between, were encouraged to operate simulation equipment that helps surgeons-in-training […]

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PEDIATRICS PROFESSOR MELISH and colleagues discover possible weather link to Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease (KD) is a feverish childhood disease that many parents, even some doctors, mistake for an inconsequential infection.  In fact, if not diagnosed or treated in time, it can lead to irreversible heart damage. It is more common in Hawai‘i and Japan than anywhere else in the world.  After 45 years of research, including […]

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SLIDESHOW: Glimpsing OB-GYN RESIDENTS Training at JABSOM

Hawai’i Resident Programs Audiovisual Specialist Karen Akiyama (M.Ed.) got up close as MD residents worked in the SimTiki Center at the John A. Burns School of Medicine on September 30. Her photographs capture the residents, in the Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health Program, learning during a session on Surgical Management of Atonic (& Lacs of […]

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DEAN HEDGES focuses APEC spotlight on health and life sciences

“Ready..set…roll tape.” Director Dennis Burns gets the camera rolling while Dr. Jerris Hedges begins to speak. Huge lights on pedestals are shining on the Dean, and a large boom microphone is hanging overhead, here inside a television production studio in Honolulu. Dr. Hedges, the Dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), has […]

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