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Date: May 26th, 2016 in JABSOM News

Longtime former chair of Pediatrics at the University of Hawaiʻi medical school Dr. Sherrel Hammar passed away peacefully in Honolulu on May 17, 2016, a few days short of his 85th birthday. Dr. Hammar accepted a position at John A. Burns School of Medicine in 1971, and he spent the majority of his career as […]

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Date: May 26th, 2016 in JABSOM News

Every year, generous donors provide cash awards at graduation to support our worthy MD students and congratulate them for their achievement in various categories of clinical practice, academic excellence, research or community service. Those taking time out to personally attend the Convocation Ceremony to present the awards included community leaders, physicians and both faculty and […]

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Date: May 25th, 2016 in JABSOM News

The University of Hawai’i Department of Native Hawaiian Health presented a special kīhei at this year’s ceremony to honor the newest physicians of Native Hawaiian ancestry to graduate from the John A. Burns School of Medicine. The kīhei is a ceremonial cloak worn over one shoulder, and it is decorated with symbols to tell the […]

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Date: May 23rd, 2016 in JABSOM News

The MD Class of 2016 at the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine graduated on May 14, 2016. The following day they came together once again, to celebrate in a Convocation Ceremony at the Kennedy Theatre. Each of the 64 new physicians has had a meaningful journey through four years of training. […]

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Date: May 23rd, 2016 in JABSOM News

The annual Kīhei Ceremony at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaiʻi, is held annually to celebrate the entry into medicine of new physicians of Hawaiian Ancestry. This ceremony, in the Native Hawaiian Healing Garden at JABSOM, honors the graduation of Dr. Lauren Hu, Dr. Karra Marh and Dr. Randi Olds, […]

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Date: May 23rd, 2016 in JABSOM News

Pictured above: Dr. Jill Omori surrounded by members of the MD Class of 2016 before their Convocation Ceremony. (Amanda Shell Photo) Reported by Janelle Guerrero-Miguel, UH Med Now Student Journalist University of Hawai’i Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health Jill Omori, MD, is this year’s recipient of the Hawai’i Women Lawyers’ Distinguished Service […]

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