UH Med Now - Workforce Development

Date: September 14th, 2019 in Alumni News, Workforce Development

Pictured: State senators and representatives during an informational briefing about the health workforce situation in Hawaiʻi. Tina Shelton photo. Dr. Michelle Mitchell of Hilo testified at an informational briefing last month at the Hawaiʻi State Legislature on the topic of the Hawaiʻi Health Care Workforce Shortage. Her complaint is about the challenges facing doctors who […]

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The current doctor shortage — the number of additional physicians Hawaiʻi needs right now to adequately support its population — is projected between 593 and 830 doctors. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director A preliminary analysis of this year’s surveys of licensed physicians in Hawaiʻi shows that the supply of working doctors has decreased by […]

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Pictured, from left: Lawrence Agodoa, M.D. of NIDDK; George Hui, PhD; Griffin Rodgers, MD, MACP of NIDDK. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. The Director of NIDDK honors program leader Dr. George Hui for opening doors, breaking glass ceilings and providing a path to biomedical research and better health in the communities. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications […]

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Pictured: U.S. Representative Ed Case walks across the Kakaʻako campus speaking with Aaron Joyo, AHEC Hawaiʻi Careers Opportunity Program Associate. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Congressman Ed Case and members of his team delivered surplus MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) preparation books to leaders of a federal program at the […]

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Pictured: RADM Louis Tripoli, Command Surgeon, INDOPACOM. Deborah M. Dimaya photo. “What I’m trying to do in our partnership with the University of Hawaii is to unite (our) efforts into one great strategic idea that will help us move forward with regard to improving health … in the Pacific Islands and territories,” said RADM Louis […]

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Date: July 25th, 2019 in Donors, Giving, Student Life, Workforce Development

Pictured: Britney (Kanoe) Quibelan, an MD Candidate in the JABSOM Class of 2020, at the lectern. Deborah Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Ambition was never a problem for Britney (Kanoe) Quibelan. She had big goals as a child, dreaming of being an FBI agent and then a psychologist. She settled on becoming […]

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