Links – JABSOM and the University of Hawaiʻi
New MD graduates dance hula at their Senior Lūʻau
Alumni – JABSOM
JABSOM Alumni Website
Area Health Education Center
The MISSION of the Hawaiʻi/Pacific Basin AHEC is to improve the health of the underserved through education.
Asia-Pacific Institute of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases
The Asia-Pacific institute of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases collects data to develop early-warning systems for epidemic transmission of infectious diseases in the Asia-Pacific region by using the latest diagnostic, epidemiologic and information technology.
Cafe Waiola is opened to the public (Monday – Friday) for breakfast and lunch. There, Simply Ono provides fresh fish, plate lunches, salads, coffee, pastry and grab-and-go items.
Center for Clinical Skills
The Center for Clinical Skills (CCS) supports the School of Medicine’s mission to educate and train knowledgeable, competent and caring physicians by developing and implementing innovative educational experiences aimed at teaching and evaluating the bedside patient care skills of history taking, physical examination, interpersonal communication and counseling.
Diabetes Research Center
The Diabetes Research Center (DRC) is a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence focused on Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and Insulin Resistance.The goal of the DRC is to foster and support both basic and clinical research in diabetes and related metabolic disorders with the ultimate purpose of translating findings into opportunities to prevent these diseases and to improve clinical care and outcomes. Our multidisciplinary Center spans departments and crosses campus borders to promote research aimed at improving the metabolic health of the people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific region. It builds upon the strengths of Hawaii’s spirit of collaboration, intrinsic ethnic and cultural diversity, and existing strengths in diabetes research; and links basic science mechanisms that underlie diabetes and aims to advance science through translational research.
Environmental Health and Safety Office – Manoa
The Environmental Health and Safety Office – UH Mānoa) is responsible for Fire Safety, Lab Safety, Biological Safety, Radiation Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Materials Management, and Environmental Compliance at all UH School of Medicine locations.
Financial Aid Services
Financial Aid Services (FAS) provides information on financial aid programs offered by our university.
Hawaii Residency Program
Hawaii Residency Programs, Inc. (HRP) is an independent, not-for profit corporation that 1) supports the advancement of medical education and training for medical residents in Hawaii, 2) coordinates the administration of the residency programs and 3) acts as a liaison between the residency programs and the affiliated hospitals/healthcare systems.
Health Sciences Library
The Health Sciences Library, which opened in the Spring of 2005, serves as an information resource not only for the John A. Burns School of Medicine, but also for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus, the UH system, and the State. Emphasis is on Web-accessible materials, and collections include a wide variety of print and electronic resources, primarily in the clinical sciences.
Histology & Imaging Core Facility
The Histology & Imaging Core at Kaka’ako is supported by a generous grant from the Research Centers in Minority Institutions, and by the Center for Cardiovascular Research and the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology. It provides routine histology processing, specialized histochemical and immunohistological techniques, and access to several microscopic platforms. The core also provides technical assistance, training, and consultation in histological and imaging techniques to investigators throughout the University on a cost-recovery basis.
Homeless Outreach and Medical Education
Hawaiʻi H.O.M.E. Project is a John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) student-run, multi-site free clinic for homeless people staffed by MD student and faculty volunteers.
Institute for Biogenesis Research (IBR)
The Institute for Biogenesis Research (IBR) was formed in September of 2000 with the goal of establishing a research center of excellence for reproductive biology. The IBR was intended to build on the 40-year career of one of the leaders in this field, Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi, who served as the IBR’s founding Director from 2000 to 2005. Currently, the IBR houses eight full time faculty, and more than 30 staff members.
Information Technology, Office of
Office of Information Technology website
JABSOM Faculty Senate (JFS)
Information on the JABSOM Faculty Senate
JABSOM Fiscal Manuals (redirected to JABSOM Office of Fiscal and Administrative Affairs’ Webpage)
JABSOM’s Office of Fiscal and Administrative Affairs webpage with fiscal reference materials to assist JABSOM faculty and staff.
Mini-Med School on Healthy Aging
Dr. Rosita Leong Mini-Medical School on Healthy Aging.
Neuroscience and Magnetic Resonance Research Program
Researchers in the Neuroscience and Magnetic Resonance Research Program are using a research dedicated 3-Tesla scanner to study the Brain and Brain Diseases. Specifically, the research team looks at how drug abuse affects the chemistry, physiology and functions of the brain. The Program aims to bring together scientists interested in finding interdisciplinary solutions in neuroscience and associated fields.
Office of Biostatistics & Quantitative Health Sciences
The Office of Biostatistics and Quantitative Health Sciences (BQHS) provides biostatistical and quantitative health collaboration and research support to basic science, clinical, and translational investigators. The office specializes in study design and data analysis, participates in grant proposal development, conducts methodology research, and provides education in biostatistics and other quantitative health areas.
Office of Biostatistics & Quantitative Health Sciences – Bioinformatics Core
Bioinformatics Core of the Office of Biostatistics and Quantitative Health Sciences (BQHS).
Office of Information Technology (OIT)
OIT provides technology support for the JABSOM/UHCC Kakaʻako Campus and external hospital and clinic sites.
Office of Medical Education
OME oversees the JABSOM curriculum for the school. The Program for Medical Education in East Asia sponsors opportunities for faculty and students from Asian medical schools to learn about medical education in Hawaiʻi and the US.
Pacific Disabilities Center (PDC) (formerly known as Pacific Basin Rehabilitation Research & Training Center, PBRRTC)
A part of the Research Corporation of the University of Hawai’i, affiliated with the John A. Burns School of Medicine
Pacific Bioscience Research Center
The Pacific Biosciences Research Center (formerly known as the Pacific Biomedical Research Center) is one of the most successful research institutes in the University of Hawaiʻi system. Its mission is to encourage and foster research in diverse fields of biology. The pursuit of this goal is facilitated by a flexible organizational structure that is responsive to federal, state and university initiatives.
Pacific Disabilities Center
The Pacific Disabilities Center is part of a larger vision to establish research excellence in tropical medicine and infectious diseases.
Physiology Graduate Program
The Medical and Molecular Physiology Graduate Program.
Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI)
The UH RCMI program is funded by the Research Centers in Minority Institutions Program, an initiative of the National Center for Research Resources at the National Institutes of Health.
Student Housing Services
Student Housing Services provides on-campus housing to UH Mānoa students in a variety of living arrangements.
University Health Partners of Hawai’i (UHP)
University Health Partners of Hawaiʻi is a nonprofit organization established to further the mission and vision of the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaiʻi (JABSOM). It contributes to JABSOM’s goal of improving the health care status of the citizens of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific by supporting the education, research and clinical activities of the School.
The UH Foundation (UHF) is a private, non-profit, University of Hawaiʻi related corporation that serves as the central fundraising organization for the entire UH System, including the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).
UH Office of Sustainability
UH System Office Portal for Substainability
University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center
The mission of the UH Cancer Center is to reduce the burden of cancer through research, education, and service with an emphasis on the unique ethnic, cultural, and environmental characteristics of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.
University of Hawaiʻi
The University of Hawai‘i System includes 10 campuses and dozens of educational, training and research centers across the Hawaiian Islands.
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
The largest and oldest UH campus is located in a residential valley above Waikīkī. UH Mānoa offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees; a strong, vital research program; and nationally ranked NCAA Division I athletics.
Willed Body Donation Program
The Willed Body Program, part of the Department of Anatomy, was established at JABSOM in 1967 to provide an opportunity for concerned community members to donate their bodies after death for use in medical science and education. Donated bodies are used primarily in the education of medical students and physicians while a few others may be used for various types of research such as the development of new and specific surgical procedures. Upon request, legal forms authorizing this selfless and caring gift are sent to the potential donor. A donor card is then provided once the bequeathal forms are received and processed.