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Pictured: About 100 new residents and fellows on the lawn at JABSOM, joining a total of some 230 MDs in post-medical school training throughout Hawaiʻi. Deborah Manog Dimaya Photo. New physicians-in-training throughout Hawaiʻi have begun one of the hardest years of their lives. By Tina Shelton, UH JABSOM Communications Director The new Graduate Medical Education […]

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Date: May 24th, 2018 in Alumni News, Graduate Medical Education

Medical student teaching opportunity: PBL small group facilitators (aka, “PBL tutors”), call for volunteers A message from Dr. Richard Kasuya: Dear JABSOM MD Alumni, I know many of us have considered getting more involved with teaching JABSOM students at one time or another. It was often one of our dreams coming out of medical school […]

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Pictured: President Kevin Webb and Scott Nilsen of Islands Hospice present a $50,000 check to the MD 2019 scholarship recipients Kellie Kurasaki, Keolamau Yee and Laura Kurata. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Islands Hospice has created a new scholarship for fourth-year University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical students who plan […]

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Pictured: Members of the JABSOM Graduating Class of 2018 celebrate after finding out which Residency training programs they “matched” to on Match Day. Deborah Manog Dimaya Photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Hawaiʻi’s newest doctors are about to graduate and more than half of the University of Hawaiʻi Medical School Class of 2018 […]

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Pictured: MD Class of 2018 members Gabriel Lapid and Joy Piotrowski with Helen and Kenneth Yanamura at the Dean’s Circle event for major donors to JABSOM. By Tina Shelton, UH JABSOM Communications Director A psychiatrist in training almost dropped out because he couldn’t afford medical school tuition, currently around $37,000 a year for Hawai’i residents. […]

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Pictured: Dean Hedges speaks to alumni of the UH-Chubu Hospital MD Training Partnership By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The University of Hawai’i (UH) Dean of Medicine, Jerris Hedges, MD and Dr. Satoru Izutsu, Vice Dean, joined officials of the Okinawa government and Chubu Hospital in Gushikawa, Okinawa to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of a […]

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