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AAMC: MORE, Not Less, Graduate Medical Education Needed

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report on Tuesday calling for reform of the graduate medical education system. IOM recommendations include altering the way residency programs are funded and instituting accountability and transparency measures. In a statement, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., said, “The IOM’s […]

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CLINICAL TRIAL: Continued Reduction in Development of Diabetes from Lifestyle Intervention

Increasing physical activity has effectively prevented (or delayed) the development of Type 2 diabetes in the 16 years since the beginning of the Hawai`i Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study. The successful interventions in the study included people who changed their lifestyles to reduce weight and increase physical activity (the intensive lifestyle, or ILS group) and […]

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VIDEO: Dr. Kalani Brady – Journey to Kalaupapa

More than 10 years ago, Dr. Kalani S. Brady, an associate professor of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine and a physician with University Clinical Education and Research Associates (UCERA), made a commitment that became a pivotal point in his medical career. Brady, along with a hui […]

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AHEC hosts Health Workforce Job Fair, Summit September 6

By Elizabeth Simon Registration is now underway for the 2014 Hawaiʻi Health Workforce Summit: Building the Future. Presented by The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) on September 6, from 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort in Waikīkī, the free summit provides […]

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VIDEO: Sounds from the White Coat Ceremony

The ceremony to introduce the Class of 2018 to the public — and to celebrate their journey into medicine — was filled with chicken-skin moments, with joy, and with inspirational speech. Our video includes highlights from the ceremony, in which the new MD students are “cloaked” in the waist-length white coats which they will wear […]

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