UH Med Now - Graduate Medical Education

Gov. David Ige signed two bills to help combat the state’s increasing physician shortage and support the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) mission to retain more of its graduates to practice medicine in Hawaiʻi. Ige signed Senate Bill 2657 and Senate Bill 2597 into law on July 7 at JABSOM. The Hawaiʻi Physician Workforce […]

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July marks an infusion of roughly 75 physicians annually across hospitals, wards, and clinics of Hawaiʻi as they begin graduate medical education (GME) programs at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Every July 1st, residents and fellows begin their academic year supervised by JABSOM clinical faculty. The training is managed […]

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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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After two years, the 5th Annual International Hawai’i Cardiovascular Symposium was live and in-person last week at the UH Cancer Center’s Sullivan Center, pulsating with speakers, researchers and everyone interested in the advances of cardiovascular science – and the effect of SARS-CoV-2 infection on cardiovascular health. Due to the pandemic restrictions on public gatherings and […]

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Consider the teardrop, a vital lubricant for the eye encased in a thin biomembrane called a surfactant, to ensure it does its job in the blink of an eye — lubricate the eyeball.  There is a similar surfactant that coats the alveoli in the lungs. When babies are born prematurely, there is insufficient surfactant so […]

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On behalf of the Office of Global Health and International Medicine (OGHIM) and the Office of Medical Education (OME) at  JABSOM, the UH Global Health & Social Justice Work Group, the East-West Center, Noguchi Medical Research Institute (NMRI), the Office of Public Health Studies, and Dr. Yoshihisa Asano, Ph.D. (NMRI), we invite your submission of […]

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