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With a limited number of guests in person and loved ones tuned in via Zoom, five members of the incoming JABSOM Class of 2026 celebrated their completion of the ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program on June 13 in the MEB Auditorium. The ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program provides students from underserved, underrepresented in medicine, and disadvantaged backgrounds […]

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Date: July 13th, 2022 in JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

In 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the JABSOM Class of 2024 entered its first year of medical school. Complete with an at-home ceremony live streamed through YouTube and Zoom, students donned their newly minted white coats and tuned in with family and friends at home to a modified version of the acclaimed […]

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Date: June 24th, 2022 in JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

This Spring was a busy one for the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school’s sports medicine interest group. Four students from the UH John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) were competitively selected to participate in the 31st American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) annual meeting in Austin, Texas. Medical students Elise Chong, Roxana […]

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Date: June 22nd, 2022 in JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Tyler Thorne can still envision the many different farms and ranches where he helped out picking tomatoes and branding cattle while growing up in Hamakua, Hawaiʻi Island. His home is also near to his favorite place in the world–the White Road Hike. The scenic trek takes you through the lush Kohala mountains and the forest […]

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Date: May 31st, 2022 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

The class includes a large number of Filipinxs as well as those with neighbor island roots. The University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (UH JABSOM) recently graduated 69 doctors including many minorities as well as those from rural communities on the neighbor islands. The new crop of physicians include 16 that identify […]

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Date: May 27th, 2022 in JABSOM News, Student Life

Growing up, MS 2024 candidate Piueti Maka didn’t have any role models in the medical field. Without any healthcare workers in her family to look up to, the idea of becoming a physician herself was not exactly on her radar. Her interest in the medical field was actually sparked by her father, who Maka credited […]

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