UH Med Now - Community Outreach

Date: November 10th, 2017 in Community Outreach, Faculty

Dean Jerris Hedges and two of his former colleagues at Oregon Health Sciences University (OSHU) joined the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for a webinar earlier this year, where they detailed the development of an incentive program to reward academic productivity within academic departments of medicine. OSHU reports that the webinar was well received […]

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Pictured: First-year medical student Raja Haris Rizman demonstrates using tools to complete a suture. Photo by Deborah Manog By Deborah Manog, UH Med Now The University of Hawaiʻi’s (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was bustling with middle and high school students thirsty for knowledge and hands-on learning at Teen Health Camp on […]

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HONOLULU – Each year in Hawaiʻi, 50,000 women between the ages of 18 and 64 are harmed by domestic violence. In an effort to raise awareness of this alarming crisis, the community is invited to participate in the 23nd Annual Men’s March Against Violence on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Dr. Jerris Hedges, Dean of the […]

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Date: October 7th, 2017 in Community Outreach, Student Life

The University of Hawaiʻi will host Teen Health Camp on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). This free, one-day event will introduce students in grades 6-12, to workshops and interactive skill demonstrations presented by JABSOM medical students. Community healthcare professionals and resource […]

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Date: October 4th, 2017 in Alumni News, Community Outreach, Giving, JABSOM News, Rural

Pictured: Dr. Omori receives a gift from Kaiser Permanete on behalf of one of its award-winning physicians. Also pictured are Dr. Marcus Iwane, Michael McNulty, HOME Coordinator, and Dr. Todd Kuwaye. Video and Story by Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director A Kaiser Permanente doctor in Hawaiʻi who won an award for her outstanding community service […]

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Pictured, an image from the course, showing skeletal remains used to simulate a human burial at UH West Oʻahu. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now, JABSOM Communications Director The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine, the UH Mānoa (UHM) Outreach College and UH West Oʻahu collaborated to create a first-of-its-kind Forensics […]

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