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Date: February 22nd, 2021 in Collaboration, Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

The JABSOM incoming Medical Student class of 2024 was sorted last summer into different Learning Communities that reflect different areas of Hawai’i, in answer to rethinking teaching curriculum in a time of pandemic. Paula Bender photo.  HMSA donates $5 million to JABSOM for new innovations in curriculum & medical training (UH News) In July 2020, […]

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AAMC 2021 Virtual Career Night offered tempting specialties By Paula Bender, JABSOM News A virtual Career Night isn’t the same as face-to-face encounters between practitioners and medical students, but it makes it easy to share personal and professional experiences.  The John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) second virtual Career Night. Dr. Wendell Foo (JABSOM […]

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Date: February 18th, 2021 in JABSOM News

Michelle Tallquist, PhD, conducts research on the heart and lungs for her RO1 and R21 awards from the NIH. She also shares a Hawai’i Community Foundation grant with colleague Saguna Verma, PhD, to study COVID-19 infections and their effect on the heart and lungs.  JABSOM’s Professor Michelle Tallquist receives grants for several studies   By […]

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Pictured: Dr. Henry Lew as a child (far right) with his family outside of the UH East-West Center. Courtesy photo. By Vina Cristobal, Communications/Marketing Coordinator, University Health Partners of Hawaiʻi and Dr. Henry Lew After overcoming a hearing impairment he’s had since childhood, Dr. William J.F. Lew received his PhD from Southern Illinois University and […]

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Date: February 9th, 2021 in Faculty, Ophthalmology

Dr. Gregg Kokame, MD, MMM, signing the historic signature book on induction into the prestigious American Ophthalmological Society. Established in 1864, it was the first specialty society in the nation. Dr. Kokame is Chief of Ophthalmology and a Clinical Professor at JABSOM. He is the Medical Director of Hawai’i Macula and Retina Institute, and a […]

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Date: February 4th, 2021 in Collaboration, Comment-Post, MINORITY, Research

    Viewpoint January 25, 2021 Addressing Systemic Racism Through Clinical Preventive Service Recommendations From the US Preventive Services Task Force This free article is written by Drs. Chyke A. Doubeni, Melissa Simon and Alex H. Krist  – JAMA Viewpoint Synopsis by Paula Bender, JABSOM News   It’s about time systemic racism not be a byproduct of […]

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