UH Med Now - Rural

Date: March 2nd, 2018 in Collaboration, JABSOM News, Rural

Photo and story courtesy of Kaiser Permanente and JABSOM AHEC. Patients who would normally have to fly from a neighbor island to see a geriatrician or psychiatrist in Honolulu might have a better option because of Project ECHO Hawaiʻi. ECHO uses existing technology — including web video conferencing through Zoom— to help neighbor island doctors […]

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Pictured: Molokaʻi teens pose as a group at the first-ever Teen Health Camp held on Molokaʻi. Teen Health Camp Molokaʻi made its debut on the Friendly Isle on Saturday, February 17, 2018, bringing together 51 eager teens, medical students and health career volunteers and a trunk full of faux arms to be sewn up or […]

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Date: January 3rd, 2018 in Native Hawaiian Health, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: Michael Brigoli studying at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Amanda Shell photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director. University of Hawai’i medical student Michael Brigoli is one of only seven future physicians selected by the Association of American Medical Colleges to appear on its “Anatomy of an Applicant – Demonstrating Core Competencies” […]

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Pictured: This year’s ʻImi Hoʻōla class enjoying items from the CPK menu. The ʻImi Hoʻōla class of 2017-2018 will be hosting a fundraiser this Wednesday, Jan. 17th, at the California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) restaurant at Ala Moana Center. The drive is to raise money to pay for the aspiring medical students to go to Kalaupapa, […]

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Pictured: Tilapia growing in an aquaponics system at the Waimānalo Learning Center, one of several Ola grant-funded community pilot projects. Deborah Manog photos. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Could backyard aquaponics promote healthy eating among Native Hawaiian families in Waimanālo? University of Hawaiʻi researchers will attempt to answer that question and more with a […]

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Pictured: Informational activities at the 2017 JABSOM Campus “Open House.” Joel Sabugo, MD Class of 2018, is standing on the left. Deborah Manog photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The University of Hawaiʻi medical school sets its sights beyond just providing excellent learning for medical students, graduate students in the biomedical sciences and physicians […]

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