Transition to Clerkship course puts final touches on second year training for Class of 2014

The Class of 2014 has spent June 18-23 completing its week-long Transition to Clerkship training in the Medical Education Building (MEB) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). They’ve been fitted for masks, practiced CPR on infants, worked with injections and practiced their clinical skills. We know they will make JABSOM proud, as […]

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VIDEO: Imi Ho`ōla celebrates nine who have completed one journey; will soon begin another

The University of Hawai`i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine Imi Ho`ōla Post Baccalaureate Program celebrated on June 13, 2012 as nine students completed the intensive, one-year program which is sometimes referred to as a “boot camp” for medical school. Promising college graduates from disadvantaged or underserved backgrounds are nutured – but also challenged. By […]

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Class Correspondents will help MD alumni reconnect

As we gear up for the 50th Anniversary of JABSOM’s founding in 2015, the Alumni Office is making an all-out effort to reconnect with all 2,000+ of our MD alumni.  This big task is being undertaken by class correspondents (JABSOM’s first ever!) – one or more for each class beginning with the first two-year class […]

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VIDEO: University of Hawai`i medical school demonstrates healing power of hula at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in D.C.

The University of Hawai`i — including the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) — is among 20 public land-grant universities featured this week in the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C. Marking the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Morrill Act which paved the way for higher education for rural and working class […]

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U.S. Army Surgeon General visits JABSOM

The Surgeon General of the United States Army, Lieutenant General Patricia D. Horoho, met with the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Dean Jerris Hedges on campus today. Also attending the meeting were Brigadier Gen. Keith Gallagher, commander of the Tripler Army Medical Center (Tripler) and JABSOM Sim Tiki Center Simulation […]

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JABSOM scientists earn three Achievement Rewards for College Scientists

How does marijuana affect the brain? Can you see the affects on an MRI scanner? Those questions helped inspire research by Rachael Gonzales, whose work earned recognition with a 2012 Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Award. Solving mysteries associated with heart disease and ciguatera poisoning motivated the research of April Darrow and Christie Wilcox, […]

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