UH Med Now - Rural

The Aluli ʻohana statement: “He pioneered a distinctively Native Hawaiian approach to health care in rural Hawaiian communities that he modeled for medical students who shadowed him. He believed that each patient’s health and well-being needed to be understood in the context of their ʻohana, their genealogy, their lifestyle, and their ʻāina. He shared the […]

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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: October 3rd, 2022 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Rural

In 1981, Dr. Geri Young was newly married and recently graduated from the John A. Burns School of Medicine. “My pediatric residency at Kapiolani ended on June 30th, and I started work on July 1st, 1981,” she remembers. “I just got married to my husband, Dr. Robert Teichman.” Both 1978 JABSOM graduates, she and Teichman […]

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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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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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