STUDENTS: Nine from `Imi Ho`ōla are first of Class of 2016 MD students on campus

(Archived June 20, 2012) Nine students of the`Imi Ho`ōla (Those who seek to heal) Post-Baccalaureate Program are about to complete their year long intensive study at the University of Hawai`i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Sometimes described as a “boot camp for medical school”, those who successfully finish the program gain automatic admission […]

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MAHALO: Dean thanks Hawai`i Legislature for continuing efforts to address doctor shortage

The Hawai`i State Legislature voted May 3 to continue the Hawai`i Physician Workforce Assessment, which is studying the state’s doctor shortage and implementing ways to recruit and retain more medical providers. The bill authorizes a fee on physician licenses to fund the assessment, with the goal of attracting more doctors to practice in rural and underserved […]

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Beauty of WILLED BODY CEREMONY stirs letters of thanks from loved ones; Mahalo from Dr. Lozanoff to MD Students

Some of the more than 300 people who attended April 14’s Willed Body Memorial Service have written to the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), expressing their gratitude for the warmth and beauty of the event. “Mahalo again for everything that you do to follow my mom’s wishes.  It made such a difference to me, […]

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Updated: MD RESIDENTS & FACULTY: Doctors in the Deep

When Dr. Steven Minaglia and Dr. Scott Harvey suggest exercise as a way to reduce stress and promote good health, they are speaking from experience. The two swam from Moloka`i to Lana`i on May 12, 2012 in under six hours, braving swells, the stings of Portuguese man-of-war and bad sunburn. Fortunately, they’re not novices at […]

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RESEARCH: Top finishes For SNRP Team research abstracts

Two abstracts from the John A. Burns School ohf Medicine and The Queen’s Medical Center research group, funded in part by Specialized Neuroscience Research Program (SNRP), [U54 NS56883], received special merit awards from the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). With a multidisciplinary membership of over 6,000 including clinicians, physicists, engineers, etc., ISMRM […]

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