UH Med Now - Pediatrics

Art Ushijima at the lectern, in the JABSOM café. August 27, 2019. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. During Ushijima’s term leading Queen’s, its Board of Trustees has contributed more than $10M to support medical education at JABSOM By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director No child was ever turned away. No stigma was cast on anyone struggling […]

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Pictured: Jana Wieland gets a visit from Tucker the therapy dog while undergoing cancer treatment at Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children Now a medical student walking the halls of the same hospital where she was treated for cancer, Jana Wieland experienced first-hand the power of patient-centered healing practiced by UH clinical faculty who […]

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Pictured: Round Table meeting of health leaders and advocates whose work focuses on US Pacific Islander health at JABSOM with the US Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, MD, MPH. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. “We’re literally a less safe country now because we’re not healthy,” said Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, the U.S. Surgeon […]

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Pictured: Dr. Scarlett Johnson, who won first-place for her research as a pediatric resident, with Drs. Prashant Purohit and David Kurahara. Photo courtesy of Natalie Ho Talamoa. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent The Annual Raul Rudoy, MD, MPH Resident and Fellow Research Day highlights scholarly work done by the pediatric residents and […]

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Pictured: Dr. Aimee Grace By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director When University of Hawaiʻi (UH) MD Candidate Aimee Grace matched into her Pediatrics Residency in March 2009, she had no idea that she was beginning a journey that would not only take her to the U.S. West Coast, but to the nation’s capitol, Capitol Hill […]

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Date: August 7th, 2018 in JABSOM News, Pediatrics, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: Elisabeth Young was surprised with the USPHS award during Senior Seminar at JABSOM, by Dr. Kristen Teranishi (left) and Dr. Larry Burgess (right) of the Office of Student Affairs. Kauaʻi is the home she longs to serve as a doctor, as an anonymous act of kindness to her family once reminded her. By Tina […]

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