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Date: December 1st, 2022 in Community Outreach, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Medical students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) are going out to Hawaiʻi high schools to teach high school students about heart health and provide mentorship to those interested in healthcare careers. JABSOM learners hope that Project HEART, which stands for “Health, Exercise and Rescue Together,” will not only encourage students to […]

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Date: November 18th, 2022 in JABSOM News, Student Life

In December 2020, the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Artists & Musicians Group (JAM) produced its first holiday album (see article). Below, the JAM Board requests submissions for its third volume: Aloha JABSOM Ohana, We are now accepting submissions for our JAM Holiday Album Vol.3🎄! The previous albums were successful in bringing together […]

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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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As the finale to October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Domestic Violence Awareness Center (DVAwC) student interest group at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) hosted a virtual panel to help attendees document situations of domestic violence. The panel, “An Integrated Approach to Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence,” featured speakers Ella Mojica and […]

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Date: October 26th, 2022 in JABSOM News, Student Life

“Curiosity got the best of me. I saw the pill bottles and would examine them when they weren’t home. My mom was prescribed Metformin, so I googled ‘Metformin.’ Reflecting on it now, that’s what sparked my interest in medicine.” Mamuad was born in the Philippines and immigrated to Hawaii when she was only a year […]

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Date: October 26th, 2022 in JABSOM News, Student Life

Many students dream of working for the National Institute of Health (NIH). Not many would ever turn down the opportunity if it presented itself, but that’s what Selena Vanapruks did when faced with the decision two years ago. “I thought so hard about it because many feel that you’ve ‘made it’ when you do research […]

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