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Date: January 17th, 2023 in Donors, FOMS, Giving, JABSOM News

The latest stats from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education show 93% of students from the 2022 graduating class at the John A. Burns School of Medicine received a scholarship, compared to 64% at all other medical schools. The abundance of scholarships allows JABSOM students to graduate medical school with less debt and positions them […]

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Date: December 6th, 2022 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, OB-GYN

Dr. Reni Soon and Dr. Tracy Chen went to medical school knowing they’d be abortion providers. For Dr. Soon, several life experiences shaped her decision. “I saw the 17-year-old with her college future ahead of her, clinging to her mom’s hand as a Planned Parenthood doctor did her procedure,” Soon remembers. “The 40-year-old wrestler with […]

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Date: November 23rd, 2022 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News

Dr. Sasha Raymond fondly remembers the late Concetta DiLeo, an advocate for women in higher education. As someone who was given the opportunity to pursue her graduate degree through generous donations and scholarships, DiLeo wanted to pay it forward and support others, especially women, from similar backgrounds in pursuit of their dreams. “It is an […]

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Date: November 17th, 2022 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, Rural

It was a year ago when the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) leaders got the word that the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) would help launch a new training track for medical students on Kauaʻi. The grant would allow JABSOM to expand education and health care to some of the most remote parts of […]

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Date: November 14th, 2022 in Donors, FOMS, Giving, JABSOM News, OB-GYN, UH Manoa

Through millions of dollars of donations, Dr. Thomas Kosasa along with other members of the Kosasa family have created professorships and endowments and helped facilitate research at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Through generations of giving, the Kosasa family has made Hawaiʻi a better place to live. Many believe the commitment of the […]

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Date: October 12th, 2022 in Community Outreach, Donors, Geriatrics, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Community members filled up the Sullivan Conference Center as the inaugural cohort of the John A. Burns School of Medicine Dr. Rosita Leong Mini-Medical School of Healthy Aging, more commonly known as “Mini-Med School”. That first gathering happened in the spring of 2014. Eight years following that first cohort, the Mini-Med School is back in […]

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