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Pictured: Elisabeth Young at her White Coat Ceremony in 2014. Amanda Shell photo. The journey from her home in Lihue to national recognition for her work at University of Hawaii (UH) at Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is rooted in the love Elisabeth Young has for her Kauai community. By UH News […]

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Pictured: Child falls while riding a skateboard with no helmet or other protective gear. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Did you know that in Hawaii and the United States, the leading causes of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury are from falls and motor vehicle crashes? In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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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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Date: October 24th, 2018 in Care, Community Outreach, External News, Faculty, JABSOM News

Pictured: As part of an Aloha Medical Mission team, Dr. Margaret Lee performs surgery at Tuguegarao City General People’s Hospital in the Northern Philippines. Bobby Bergonio photo.   The Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Award is named after a pioneering Civil War-Era woman surgeon, and honors Dr. Lee’s contributions to the advancement of women in the […]

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Pictured: MD students chanting and walking in the Men’s March Against Violence. Vina Cristobal photo. By Patricia Blanchette, MD, MPH Chief Medical Officer, University Health Partners (UHP) of Hawaiʻi and JABSOM Interim Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs In a significant demonstration of commitment and leadership, Dean Hedges and a number of the men (and women) […]

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