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Pictured: JABSOM MD 2022 review a patient clinical case at the SimTiki Center. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo.  KHON2 News reports on Hawaiʻi’s critical doctor shortage. The state is currently short more than 700 physicians, according to the latest figures from the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school’s Hawai’i Physician Workforce Assessment. “We’re not keeping up […]

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Pictured: The 2018 Hawaiʻi Healthcare Association (HAH) Hawaiʻi Healthcare Heroes. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent These heroes don’t wear capes on the job, but they do all they can to save lives, in more ways than one. Each year, the Healthcare Association of Hawaiʻi (HAH) honors individuals who are nominated by their […]

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The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has kept its promise to the community made nearly 50 years ago to develop a school of medicine that is a top-notch educational institution and a decade ago to the State to also serve as a well-functioning research enterprise. In 2015-2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked […]

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Pictured: About 100 new residents and fellows on the lawn at JABSOM, joining a total of some 230 MDs in post-medical school training throughout Hawaiʻi. Deborah Manog Dimaya Photo. New physicians-in-training throughout Hawaiʻi have begun one of the hardest years of their lives. By Tina Shelton, UH JABSOM Communications Director The new Graduate Medical Education […]

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Image of a hip scan, courtesy of WEB MD. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for osteoporosis to prevent fractures in women ages 65 and older, says task force member Chien-Wen Tseng, a professor of family medicine and community health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of […]

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Dr. Chow speaks during the scientific presentation at SUNY. Director of the Clint Spencer Clinic Professor, Dept. of Medicine Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics By UH Med Now The Downstate College of Medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY) couldn’t be prouder of its 1993 alumnus, Dominic Chow, MD, PhD, MPH. Dr. Chow, […]

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