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We are sad to announce that Professor Gregory G. Maskarinec at JABSOM passed away at home on June 16, more than 2 years after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer and a long journey of treatments, complications including COVID, and lots of pain and suffering. In his remembrance, we are presenting this excerpt from a recent […]

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Date: July 19th, 2022 in Donors, JABSOM News

Tyler Thorne is a 2021-2022 recipient of the Dr. Wendell and Mrs. Susan Foo Scholarship, the Medical School Student Travel Grant, the Miles K. Tashima, MD Memorial Scholarship, and the Virginia and Barry Weinman/Queen’s Scholarship. This is his thank-you letter to donors. I grew up in Waimea on Hawai‘i Island and graduated from Honoka‘a High […]

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Date: July 14th, 2022 in Donors, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

A gift from Pūlama Lānaʻi to the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine has strengthened the medical school’s Lānaʻi Medical Student Education Program, allowing medical students to spend more time immersed in Lānaʻiʻs rural communities in an effort to build and nurture a rural physician workforce there. The program started as the […]

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With a limited number of guests in person and loved ones tuned in via Zoom, five members of the incoming JABSOM Class of 2026 celebrated their completion of the ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program on June 13 in the MEB Auditorium. The ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program provides students from underserved, underrepresented in medicine, and disadvantaged backgrounds […]

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Date: July 13th, 2022 in JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

In 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the JABSOM Class of 2024 entered its first year of medical school. Complete with an at-home ceremony live streamed through YouTube and Zoom, students donned their newly minted white coats and tuned in with family and friends at home to a modified version of the acclaimed […]

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Gov. David Ige signed two bills to help combat the state’s increasing physician shortage and support the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) mission to retain more of its graduates to practice medicine in Hawaiʻi. Ige signed Senate Bill 2657 and Senate Bill 2597 into law on July 7 at JABSOM. The Hawaiʻi Physician Workforce […]

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