Preventing re-infections or new illnesses within hospitals is a major emphasis throughout the country. Here at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), faculty helped bring home that message in a video shown to third-year medical students during the “Transition to Clerkship” Week. We thought you’d enjoy the video, and the reminder that washing […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our video is from the MD Commencement Portion of the Advanced Degrees Ceremony at the University of Hawai`i on May 17, 2014. Congratulations, Class of 2014! Direct link is at Commencement 2014. Video by Tina Shelton, Editing by Amanda Shell, UH Med Student Journalist.