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Date: November 2nd, 2022 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News, staff, UH Manoa

Dr. Lee Buenconsejo-Lum has been named Acting Dean of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), effective January 1, 2023 to February 28, 2023, and as Interim Dean effective March 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Provost Michael Bruno announced Dr. Buenconsejo-Lum will serve […]

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Date: September 9th, 2022 in Alumni News, COVID-19, Faculty, JABSOM News, staff

Lee Ellen Buenconsejo-Lum, MD, FAAFP, University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Designated Institutional Official, and Graduate Medical Education Director, has been selected to the Association of American Medical College’s Council of Deans (COD) Fellowship Program. Of 28 national applicants, Dr. Buenconsejo-Lum was one of six chosen for […]

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Challenges arose from the COVID-19 pandemic when the anatomy department at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) had to pause the donations of cadavers to its Willed Body program in early in 2020 (the program will resume accepting applications as soon as it is able and we will post a story when that […]

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Several faculty members at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and a student will be recognized at the 2022 University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa (UHM) Awards Ceremony on May 2, 2022 for their outstanding commitment to enhancing the university’s mission of excellence. The ceremony will honor award recipients of 2020, 2021 and 2022 and […]

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Date: March 11th, 2022 in Donors, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, staff, UH Manoa

Staying true to the campaign’s name “Starting From the Inside Out,” the faculty and staff of the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school truly outdid themselves in the 2021 John A. Burns School of  Medicine (JABSOM) Internal Giving Campaign (IGC). In an effort to match the previous year’s results, co-chairs Dr. Lawrence Burgess, director of […]

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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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