UH Med Now - Hawaii HOME Project

Date: December 19th, 2022 in Community Outreach, Hawaii HOME Project, IN THE NEWS

Every Sunday morning at 8:30, a big white cargo van pulls up to Thomas Square. Students from the John A. Burns School of medicine and other volunteers follow. With stethoscopes around their necks and dressed in scrubs, they unfold plastic benches and lay out the essentials for the day–blood glucose machines, bottles of hand sanitizer, […]

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Date: November 16th, 2022 in FOMS, Hawaii HOME Project, JABSOM News, Student Life

When a student attends JABSOM, they’re getting an education that can’t be found anywhere else in the world, and that fact is not lost on parents. 2017 JABSOM graduate Elysse Tom’s mother, Liz, shares that it’s not just the Problem Based Learning (PBL) adopted by JABSOM that makes the medical school special—it’s that students often […]

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Erida Reichert Klemmer, MD, was a well-loved physician in Hawaiʻi who passed away more than 20 years ago. The impression she left on her family and loved ones inspired an anonymous donation in her honor: A new service van to the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) Hawaiʻi Houseless and Medical Outreach Education (H.O.M.E.) […]

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Date: April 12th, 2022 in Donors, Hawaii HOME Project, JABSOM News

The virtues of charity and fraternity are not only part of the Honolulu Elks Lodge’s mission. It is the reason that the fraternal organization recently bestowed JABSOM’s Hawaiʻi Houseless Outreach and Medical Education (H.O.M.E.) Project a special gift to continue in their pursuit of access to quality healthcare to the local houseless community. The Honolulu […]

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Date: October 18th, 2021 in Donors, Giving, Hawaii HOME Project, IN THE NEWS, Rural

Scot Shimamura, president of the Aloha Mustang & Shelby Club, said he was disappointed when he saw the Hawaii News Now TV coverage of the Labor Day weekend graffiti attack on the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM)’s Houseless Outreach & Medical Education (H.O.M.E.) Project van. The vehicle is used as […]

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In February, its catalytic converter was stolen. Over Labor Day weekend, the van’s brake lights were smashed, and one side and its back were heavily tagged. GoFundMe UPDATE We continue to receive donations beyond what was needed to clean the graffiti so we have increased our fundraising goal. You can assist by going to the […]

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