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Pictured: Our MD students helping an athlete inside the first aid tent in Kailua-Kona. Kailua-Kona event shows students the community of physicians they will become part of, and the lifelong commitment to volunteer service they’re signing on for. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director (Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi) They didn’t compete in the race themselves, but eleven […]

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Date: October 18th, 2018 in JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Pictured: MD 2022 Paul Baker dribbles the ball towards the goal. Vina Cristobal photo.   By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now The Annual MD Olympics at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) usually sparks a playful rivalry between the first and second year MD students vying for the title […]

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Date: October 10th, 2018 in Faculty, Student Life

Pictured: MD students strike a pose at the 2018 HMA annual dinner. Photo by Ivy Nip-Sakamoto. The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) congratulates 2018 Physician of the Year Dr. Jone Geimer-Flanders, a cardiologist at The Tripler U.S. Army Medical Center and an assistant clinical professor at the University of Hawai’i medical school. The […]

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Date: October 8th, 2018 in Care, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

By UH Med Now student journalist Jessica Olga Henao The Hawaiʻi H.O.M.E. Project is sending out a big “thank you” to all the magnificent donors,volunteers and students that helped make possible the 7th Annual Food and Wine Tasting Fundraiser a success! This year’s 7th Annual H.O.M.E. Project Food and Wine Fundraiser had one of the […]

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Date: October 8th, 2018 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Student Life

University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical students annually get an early opportunity to learn the in’s and out’s of various medical specialties from local physicians who dedicate their evening to the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Career Night. Last year’s Career Night brought the highest number of visiting local physicians so far for students […]

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In Hawai’i, there are more than five “9-1-1” calls every hour that involve domestic violence and each year 50,000 women between the ages of 18 and 64 are victims of this type of abuse. Experts say the ones hurting most of those women are men so curbing violence in our homes has to begin with […]

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