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Date: February 24th, 2020 in AHEC, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Pictured: Rylie Wada, MD 2023 candidate, teaches students how to put on an arm cast at Teen Health Camp. Joey Sumulong photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Deputy Communications Director The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) packed up its Teen Health Camp and took it over to the island of Lānaʻi, where thirty high […]

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Date: January 6th, 2020 in AHEC, Community Outreach, Workforce Development

Pictured: Campbell High School students pose after a day spent learning at the UH Medical School. On any day you might find junior high school students learning here along with MD students, candidates for Master’s and PhD’s and post-doctoral researchers. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director with Joey Sumulong of AHEC Students of all ages […]

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Date: December 23rd, 2019 in AHEC, Rural, Workforce Development

The Lead Investigator of the Physician Workforce Assessment sees improvements from a cardiovascular disease fellowship started on Oahu and a family medicine residency program established in Hilo. She says both have eased former shortages in those specialities in those regions. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The exodus of doctors from practice in Hawaii this […]

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Pictured: Students learn how to perform sutures on a mock (but lifelike) arm. Photo by Jennifer Ho. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Deputy Communications Director Although the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is typically quiet on Saturday mornings, this time the medical school was filled with the sounds of feet […]

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The current doctor shortage — the number of additional physicians Hawaiʻi needs right now to adequately support its population — is projected between 593 and 830 doctors. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director A preliminary analysis of this year’s surveys of licensed physicians in Hawaiʻi shows that the supply of working doctors has decreased by […]

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Pictured: U.S. Representative Ed Case walks across the Kakaʻako campus speaking with Aaron Joyo, AHEC Hawaiʻi Careers Opportunity Program Associate. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Congressman Ed Case and members of his team delivered surplus MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) preparation books to leaders of a federal program at the […]

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