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JABSOM and UH Mānoa Nursing collaborate on Cultural Competency Course involving students on three islands

Nursing students on three Hawaiian islands will simultaneously join around a poi bowl, to celebrate the inauguration of a landmark new course designed to make them even better care givers by teaching them to be sensitive to cultural differences that can impact their patients’ health. “It’s an opportunity that doesn’t come around very often,” said […]

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VIDEO: MD Gather to Re-Connect at Reunion 2012

Dean: “Welcome to the 2012 reunion of the John A. Burns School of Medicine!” Narrator: And what a reunion it was. Under a transcendent rainbow on the grounds of the medical school at Kaka’ako, there were hundreds of alumni. Carla Nip-Sakamoto, MD, Class of 1988/2012 Reunion Chair:“It’s an amazing turnout we went in a matter […]

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SimTiki CENTER gives our MD students and community a leg up on handling real-life emergencies

The John A. Burns School of Medicine’s SimTiki Center provides top-of-the-line simulation equipment to medical students and community health professionals seeking to improve their reaction time in real emergencies. The center’s simulated patients are essentially robots programmed to demonstrate a virtually endless number of emergency scenarios. These are situations which doctors, nurses, paramedics, EMTs and […]

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Hawai`i medical research PARTNERSHIP WITH CHINA earns national award

While news coverage from the Olympics often focuses on the contest for medals by athletes representing the United States and China, there are also collaborations between our nations, including a research partnership between the University of Hawai`i and Jinan University in China, which has just won its own U.S./China Collaborative Award. The scientific team, whose […]

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