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Welcome to JABSOM
The University of Hawai’i at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) opened in 1965 as a 2-year program of basic medical sciences, and became a 4-year degree granting program in 1973.

JABSOM is composed of 5 Allied and Basic Sciences Departments and 10 Clinical Sciences Departments.

As part of the fabric of Hawai‘i, JABSOM a diverse learning community committed to excellence and leadership in:

  • Educating current and future healthcare professionals and leaders.
  • high-quality healthcare.
  • research and translating discoveries into practice.
  • community partnerships and fostering multidisciplinary collaboration.
  • alliances unique to Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific region.
  • with Pono, forethought regarding right relationships, respect, and moral action.