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Date: December 28th, 2021 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Director of the Hawai’i Department of Health Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Char (JABSOM MD 1991) delivers the fall 2021 commencement address at the University of Hawai’i (UH) at Mānoa. She recalls her experiences as a UH alumna, an emergency room doctor and being at the helm during the worst public health emergency in 100 years. Dr. […]

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Date: December 1st, 2021 in Alumni News, Faculty, Family Medicine, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

When you see something that isn’t right, you fix it. That’s the idea that drove a 12-year-old to pursue a career in medicine after witnessing health disparities within the small town of Wahiawā, where she was born and raised. “Even at that early age, when I didn’t know the terms health disparities or health inequities, […]

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Date: December 1st, 2021 in Alumni News, Collaboration, JABSOM News, Student Life

Every summer for the past 10 years, Dr. Kore Kai Liow, clinical professor at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (UH JABSOM) has fostered innovation and science in the minds of young students attending the Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience (HPN) Summer Research Internship at the BRITL (Brain Research, Innovation and Translation Labs). […]

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Medical students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) complete rotations in rural areas of Hawai’i, especially on the neighbor islands, for unique experience.  Two things JABSOM medical students come away with after a remote rotation is that patients are grateful for the attention they receive, and how great the needs are in […]

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After nephrologist Dr. Jim Jones handed her the reins, pediatrician Dr. Felicitas Livaudais became Maui’s Chief Mentor and Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship coordinator for the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). She recruits other faculty physicians on Maui to also volunteer as teachers for the medical students. Formerly known as 6L for optional third-year curriculum […]

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Date: July 28th, 2021 in Alumni News, FOMS, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

The Friends of the Medical School (FOMS) presented the Judge James S. Burns Award to Professor of Medicine Dr. Richard Kasuya during the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) 2021 MD White Coat Ceremony. Below is a transcript of the speech by Dr. Lucy Wong, primary care physician and FOMS president, as she presented […]

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