Health studies make headlines nearly every day—and rightly so, since most of us want to read about ways to live healthier lives. But what happens when the newest studies seem to yield conflicting findings? “You really have a medical impact if you publish a study,” said Dr. John Chen of the University of Hawai’i’s John […]
Mahalo to Career Night host Dr. Wendell Foo and all the other physicians who came to the University of Hawai’i’s medical school on February 21 to give our students an “insider” perspective of what the life of a doctor is really like. During Career Night, co-sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and […]
MD Students Thomas Gill and Kristin King are asked why Career Night appeals to first year medical students like them, as they ponder what specialty they might pursue in residency training after medical school.
Washington, D.C., February 16, 2012—Starting in 2015, when aspiring doctors take the MCAT® examination, they will need more than a solid basis in the natural sciences. Under changes approved today by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges), they also will need an understanding of the psychology, sociology, and biology that provide the foundation for […]
The Hawai’i State Senate, the House of Representatives and Governor Neil Abercrombie have approved legislation which allows the University of Hawai’i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to continue using Hawai’i Tobacco Settlement Special Fund monies to fund some of its operational expenses. The proposal, formerly Senate Bill 239, was signed into law on February 13, […]
The official copy of the Integrated Care for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Blueprint for Action is now available. The Blueprint was written with input from leaders in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island health care, including Dr. J. Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, Chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the University of Hawai’i’s John A. Burns […]