Community Partnerships

The John A. Burns School of Medicine is a community-based medical school.

Collaboration within Hawaiʻi is central to our mission to train students seeking to become physicians and allied health workers, as well as newly-minted physicians working as Residents at our academic training partner institutions to hone their skills in medical specialties and sub-specialties. These are some of our partners:

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Community Partners

adventist health castle medical center logo

Adventist Health Castle is the primary healthcare facility for the windward side of the island of Oʻahu. It is a member of a Seventh-day Adventist health care system, Adventist Care.

uh hilo college of pharmacy logoThe Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at UH Hilo – The PharmD program is designed to prepare students for a career as a pharmacist after passing a national board examination and successful completion of licensure requirements in the state where they will practice.
hawaii pacific health partners logo graphicHawaiʻi Pacific Health is anchored by four medical centers. Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children, is the largest hospital in Hawaiʻi specializing in maternity and infant care, and is the only Level III tertiary medical facility of its type in the Pacific Basin. It is the primary training site for the the Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics-Gynecology and also for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program. Meanwhile, our Family Medicine Residency Program is supported by Pali Momi Medical Center, an acute care facility in Oʻahu’s Central-Leeward area and provides care principally for the area’s adult population. Straub Medical Center, is a multi-specialty hospital. It houses the sole burn center in Hawaiʻi and serves as a training site for the Internal Medicine and Surgery residency programs. Through our partnership with Wilcox Medical Center in Lihue, Kauaʻi, our students gain exposure to rural health with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs.
hawaii residency logoHawaiʻi Residency Programs, Inc. coordinates the administration of the university-directed residency and fellowship training programs. Hawaiʻi Residency Programs employs most residents and fellows under JABSOM’s Institutional Sponsorship and also acts as a liaison between the programs and the affiliated hospitals.
state of hawaii seals graphicHawaiʻi State Hospital is Hawaiʻi’s public hospital dedicated to serving adults with serious mental illnesses and serves as an integral part of the continuum of mental health care statewide. It is the largest inpatient facility dedicated solely to mental health services.
healthcare association logo graphicHealthcare Association of Hawaiʻi serves as a unifying voice of Hawaiʻi’s healthcare providers and an authoritative and respected leader in shaping healthcare policy in Hawaiʻi.
hilo medical center logo graphicHilo Medical Center is the largest facility in the Hawaiʻi Health Systems Corporation and provides a full range of health care services to the Hawaiʻi Island community.
kaiser permanente logoKaiser Permanente Hawaiʻi is a component of Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest nonprofit, group-practice health plan and utilizes a team approach to providing high-quality care and service.
kalihi palama health center logoKalihi-Palama Health Center provides preventive and primary outpatient health care in a respectful, caring and culturally sensitive environment.
kahi mohala sutter health logo graphicKahi Mōhala Behavioral Health is West Oʻahu is Hawaiʻi’s only freestanding, community-based, not for profit psychiatric hospital; serving individuals and families in Hawaiʻi and throughout the Pacific Rim.
kokua kalihi valley logoKōkua Kalihi Valley Health Center has a staff of 80 who speak 17 different languages and specializes in offering integrated outpatient services from five locations, three in public housing.
kuakini health system logoKuakini Medical Center is a multi-service hospital founded in 1900 by the Japanese community, with a special focus on the care of the elderly.
maui health center logoMaui Health provides comprehensive medical care to both urban and rural communities of the island of Maui. It serves as a training site for medical students in the 6L program, as well as those on emergency medicine rotations.
uh thompson school of social work logoThe Thompson School of Social Work and Public Health at UH Mānoa is dedicated to providing an educational experience that is anchored in excellence. Challenges and opportunities abound for social workers in a global community that is increasingly more culturally diverse. The vision of the School is "achieving social justice and health equity for the people of Hawaiʻi and citizens in a changing world." The program offers specializations in epidemiology, health policy and management, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous health, and social and behavioral health sciences.
uh school of nursing logoThe Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing – For more than 75 years, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing (NAWSON) has prepared future health professionals and leaders for successful careers in the fields of nursing and dental hygiene.
queens health systems logoThe Queen’s Health Systems is the largest private hospital in Hawaiʻi and the leading medical referral center in the Pacific Basin. It was founded in 1859 by Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV, it is the main trauma center in the Pacific Basin and serves as host to clinical departments including Medicine, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, and Surgery. Queen’s has four locations across Hawaiʻi: Queen's Manamana (Punchbowl), Queen's West Oʻahu, Queen's North Hawaiʻi Community Center, and Molokai General Hospital. Queen Emma Clinics, which is part of the Queen's Health Systems, are training grounds for our medical students and residents.
rehabilitation hospital of the pacific logoRehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific is the only hospital-based acute care medical rehabilitation organization serving both Hawaiʻi and the Pacific Region.
shriners hospital for childrenShriners Hospital for Children is a pediatric hospital at the base of Mānoa Valley, providing comprehensive orthopaedic care to children at no charge.
US department of veteran affairs logoSpark M. Matsunaga Veterans Affairs Medical Center is the Honolulu campus of the Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System. The Center and its array of clinics in the Hawaiian Islands, Guam, and American Samoa provide veterans with easy access to health care. It is affiliated for provision of inpatient services with the adjacent Tripler Army Medical Center.
tripler army medical center logoTripler Army Medical Center is the largest joint services military treatment facility in the Pacific Basin, and shares a campus with the Spark M. Matsunaga Veterans Affairs Medical Center. JABSOM students and residents rotate in Tripler's residency programs and have the opportunity to participate in research.
university hawaii cancer center logoThe University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center – The UH Cancer Center in Kakaʻako is one of only 68 research organizations in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute. This affiliation requires stringent and constant evaluation, yet brings the distinction of being recognized among the best cancer research institutions in the world. The UH Cancer Center together with its clinical partners, The Queen’s Medical Center, Hawaiʻi Pacific Health, Kuakini Medical Center and UH Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine form the UH Cancer Consortium, an alliance of the state’s leading healthcare organizations united in our common goal of eliminating cancer through science.
uh health partners logoUniversity Health Partners of Hawaiʻi (UHP) provides high-quality healthcare through outpatient clinics and public school-based health services, through the Hawaiʻi Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn program. We are dedicated to supporting the clinical, educational, research and community service activities of the University of Hawaiʻi Health Sciences Programs.