Office of the Dean
The University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is led by Dean Jerris R. Hedges, MD, MS, MMM. He is also the Barry & Virginia Weinman – Endowed Chair.
The Office of the Dean directs activities, personnel, and curricula in the School of Medicine and affiliated community hospitals and health centers. It is responsible for the direct liaison with other Schools of the College of Health Sciences and Social Welfare, the Graduate Division, community colleges and community agencies for collaborative instruction, research and community service. It establishes policies with the Schools’ Executive Committee to develop and implement the academic programs and coordinate continuing medical education, conducts accredited graduate medical education programs in community hospitals, and is responsible for general program development in accord with Legislative mandate and University of Hawaiʻi policies.Reach Dean Hedges’ assistants April McConnell at (808) 692-0881 and Nuela Mead at (808) 692-0889
Advisory Groups to the Dean:
Phone: (808) 692-0899
651 Ilalo Street