UH Med Now - Rural

Date: July 31st, 2017 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News, MD Residents, Rural

Pictured: Hawaiʻi Mayor Harry Kim with JABSOM OB-GYN Chair Dr. Ivica Zalud and JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges in Hilo. The University of Hawaiʻi medical school has deployed its first full-time compensated faculty faculty member to Hilo. This spring, Dr. Kareem Khozaim became the first Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health (OB-GYN) physician in Hilo employed by […]

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Date: July 1st, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: MD students in the 6-L program for 2017-2018 By Tina Shelton , UH Med Now People heading for a checkup for medical appointments in communities all over the state have the chance to get to know 39 University of Hawai’i (UH) medical students very well. And it works both ways. The future doctors will […]

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Pictured: Medical students who have survived the demanding ‘Imi medical student preparatory program. By Tina Shelton , UH Med Now When University of Hawai’i students talk about medical school, they inevitably mention that their third year is the most grueling. It’s when they leave the intellectual safe-space of the classroom or lab, and venture out […]

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Date: June 19th, 2017 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: The JABSOM MD 2020 students who spent more than two months training in rural Waimea, posing with faculty preceptors Dr. Christian Gulbrandsen and Dr. Kelly Wachi. By Geoffrey Kusaka, MD Candidate, JABSOM Class of 2020 (Waimea, Hawaiʻi Island) “Thank you so much for being here.” A short phrase, yes, but one that truly speaks […]

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Date: June 14th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural

Pictured: Hilo alum at the gathering in May. By Julie Inouye, JABSOM UH Foundation and Alumni (HILO, HAWAIʻI) Hilo may just be Hawaiʻi’s best-kept secret. No traffic, balmy weather, a tight-knit community and a lot of JABSOM Alums. On May 11th, Dean Hedges hosted an energetic group of JABSOM Hilo Alums at the Hilo Bay […]

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Date: May 22nd, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural

Photo courtesy of Healthcare Association of Hawaiʻi. Last week 74 students graduated from the Farrington Health Academy Class of 2017, a specialized program within Farrington High School for students interested in healthcare careers. Many of the students are destined for colleges both here in Hawai’i, as well as on the mainland. The keynote speaker was […]

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