Admissions (ʻImi Hoʻōla)

 

ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program
“Those Who Seek To Heal” Admissions Eligible individuals are from socially, educationally, or economically disadvantagedº backgrounds who have demonstrated a strong commitment to serve areas of need in Hawaiʻi and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands.  Priority is given to applicants with strong ties to the State of Hawaiʻi and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands. Applicants must meet ALL the following requirements: 1. Completed course work (acceptable for students majoring in the area):

            General Biology (with lab) …………………….. 8
            Molecular & Cell Biology ………………………. 3
            General Chemistry (with lab) ……………….. 8
            Organic Chemistry (with lab) ……………….. 8
            Biochemistry …………………………………………… 3
            General Physics (with lab)   …………………… 8

 

2. Conferred baccalaureate degree.

3. Applied to JABSOM for the 2018-2019 academic year through AMCAS.

4. Applied to ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program (separate from  AMCAS application).

5. MCAT – Taken within 3 years of expected date of matriculation into medical school (year 2019). MCAT needs to have been taken between January 2016 – September 2017 (Most recent MCAT scores will be reviewed).

Application Information

Application materials for the ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program 2018-2019 school year  can be downloaded via the PDF* links below.

  1.  ‘Imi Application Booklet 2018-2019
  2.   ‘Imi Application (updated 9/12/17) 2018-2019
  3.  ‘Imi Verification of Science Prerequisite 2018-2019
  4.  ‘Imi Letter of Recommendation 2018-2019
  5.  ‘Imi Consent Form 2018-2019

Completed science prerequisites must by completed by June 2018.

All forms must be submitted by the deadline of November 01.

There is no electronic submission.

*If you are having trouble printing the documents, download the files before completing and print them from your desktop.

The Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view the above PDF documents.

        

(free download)

º A person who comes from an environment that has inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to enroll in and graduate from medical school; and/or comes from a family with an annual income below a level based on low-income thresholds according to family size, as published by the U.S. Bureau of Census.

For more information, contact:

ʻImi Hoʻōla Program
651 Ilalo Street, MEB
Honolulu, HI 96813

Email: imihoola@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 692-1030
Fax: (808) 692-1254
http://jabsom.hawaii.edu

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

Pictured: January Andaya (JABSOM Class of 2016), receiving her ʻImi certificate in 2012.