AAMC Western Group Collaborative Spring Conference


April 14th, 2023 - April 17th, 2023

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

General tentative schedule:

April 14 – pre-conference day & evening fireworks
April 15 – opening plenary & full conference day with afternoon poster session
April 16 – full conference day & evening luau
April 17 – closing plenary and half day


For more information, please go here or email wgconf@hawaii.edu.

Conference Chairs:
Dr. Sheri Fong, MD, PhD (Office of Medical Education)
Dr. Kristen Teranishi, MD, MS (Office of Student Affairs)

Conference Coordinator:
Noelani Ching, Office of Medical Education

Plenary Speakers:


(Photo courtesy of Brad Goda Photography)
Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, MD, FAAFP
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
John A. Burns School of Medicine


Oluwaferanmi Okanlami, MD
Director of Student Accessibility and Accommodation Services, and
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Urology, Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Steering Committee for the Group on Diversity and Inclusion, AAMC
Please see recent Good Morning America segment on Dr. Okanlami.

Continuing Education:


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Hawai‘i Pacific Health and the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Hawai‘i Pacific Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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