UH Med Now - Faculty

Date: October 4th, 2022 in Faculty, JABSOM News

October is Medical Librarians Month so we figured now would be a great time to highlight one of our librarians. If you’re a student, Melissa Kahili-Heede is the friendly face who can assist you with all your research needs. She was recently selected to the exclusive National Library of Medicine (NLM) and Association of Academic […]

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Date: October 3rd, 2022 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Rural

In 1981, Dr. Geri Young was newly married and recently graduated from the John A. Burns School of Medicine. “My pediatric residency at Kapiolani ended on June 30th, and I started work on July 1st, 1981,” she remembers. “I just got married to my husband, Dr. Robert Teichman.” Both 1978 JABSOM graduates, she and Teichman […]

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Take the shot or wait? That’s the question we all face as each vaccine rolls out. As the new bivalent COVID-19 booster becomes widely available, timely research done by University of Hawaii researchers found vaccine hesitancy is associated with education and level of trust in COVID-19 information. John A. Burns School of Medicine researchers, Dr. […]

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Date: September 15th, 2022 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Surgery, UH Manoa

“Two weeks into our mission, our city was hit by Russian cruise missiles.” JABSOM Assistant Professor of Surgery Dr. Andy Oishi (JABSOM MD 1990) thrives under intense pressure. In his 26-year career as a physician at Kuakini Medical Center and Queen’s Medical Center, he’s known to take his gift of healing to war-torn countries and […]

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Date: September 9th, 2022 in Alumni News, COVID-19, Faculty, JABSOM News, staff

Lee Ellen Buenconsejo-Lum, MD, FAAFP, University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Designated Institutional Official, and Graduate Medical Education Director, has been selected to the Association of American Medical College’s Council of Deans (COD) Fellowship Program. Of 28 national applicants, Dr. Buenconsejo-Lum was one of six chosen for […]

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Date: September 2nd, 2022 in Faculty, IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Jerris R. Hedges, MD will retire as dean of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) on March 1, 2023 after 15 years leading the state’s only medical school. Hedges made the announcement this morning in an email to JABSOM students, faculty and staff. Announcing his planned retirement in […]

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