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Date: June 15th, 2022 in Community Outreach, Faculty, Geriatrics, JABSOM News

Dr. Gina Fujikami (JABSOM MD 2008) recalls when she and her family found out that her grandfather had developed Alzheimer’s Disease. At the time, they did not know much about the disease in terms of diagnosis, treatment or its likely course– they literally felt “in the dark.” Now, as a geriatrician, Fuijkami proudly joins the […]

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The inaugural Hawai‘i Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists HSOG conference, “Imua – Women’s Health,” happens Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 7am to 3pm at the Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra, in its Garden Lanai Room. HSOG invites attending physicians practicing in Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i residency program residents, University of Hawai‘i (UH) medical students and other UH […]

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The American Heart Association, Pfizer, and Gates Ventures awards five new grants to 10 universities and health care systems. HONOLULU — Research scientists from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns Medical School (JABSOM) Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), in partnership with colleagues from nine universities and health care systems, will […]

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Although the majority of medical students at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (UH JABSOM) receives scholarship support (73.4% in the graduating class of 2021), the financial burden for medical school remains exorbitant. According to the latest Financial Aid Summary Report from the Association of American Medical Colleges, 74% of students […]

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Sounds of laughter and cheer resounded from the Linapuni Elementary School campus located within the grounds of Kam IV Housing, a low-income housing in the heart of Kalihi. Despite the rainy weather, the clouds could not dampen the spirits of neither the school children nor the fourth-year medical students visiting from the University of Hawaii […]

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Funding aims to build a stronger on-island medical community and improve access to healthcare services Kaua‘i – Today, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) announced a six-year, $10 million commitment from Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg. This gift will fund the new Kaua‘i Medical Training Track, a […]

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