Medical Education


A headshot of Dr. Alan Otsuki

Dr. Alan Otsuki Associate Dean for Academic Affairs


The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) assists the Dean in overseeing and coordinating medical education at JABSOM. The ADAA is responsible for addressing strategic educational program development and alignment of educational programs.


Dr. Alan Otsuki was the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at the Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University in North Haven Connecticut prior to joining JABSOM. Until he interviewed for the position, he had never been to the Hawaiian Islands. He said he was drawn to our state’s multi-cultural community and the UH medical school’s strong focus on research and clinical care aimed at reducing health problems among people in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.

Reach Dr. Otsuki’s assistant at (808) 692-0886