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Date: October 5th, 2020 in JABSOM News

A note from Dean Hedges and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Buenconsejo-Lum regarding the President’s executive order about diversity training: Recent position statements by the LCME and ACGME promote an educational and training environment for students, residents and fellows that opposes systemic racism and leads to the development of a diverse physician workforce; a workforce […]

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Date: October 2nd, 2020 in Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Michelle Stafford with her parents Ken and Yurie, and her twin brother, Michael.  By Paula Bender, JABSOM Communications As a four-year-old Michelle Stafford’s earliest memory of an emergency room made a lasting impression on her. Picture a little girl and her twin brother taking in the frenetic pace of an emergency room at full throttle.  […]

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Pictured: UH Manoa, JABSOM and UHP participants at the 2019 Men’s March Against Domestic Violence. Deborah Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Interim Communications Director Having previously worked in the emergency department at The Queen’s Medical Center Punchbowl, Chaz Kuniyoshi has witnessed many disturbing sights ranging from extreme traumatic injuries to severe gangrenous infections. However, […]

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Date: September 25th, 2020 in JABSOM News

Contact: Arlina Agbayani, 733-4300 x529 Public Information Officer, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Aimee Grace, (808) 956-8069 Director, Office of Strategic Health Initiatives Posted: Sep 25, 2020 Hawaiʻi healthcare providers have ramped up their capacity to meet the new demand for telemedicine due to COVID-19, according to results of a statewide telemedicine assessment conducted by the Hawaiʻi Emergency […]

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Date: September 20th, 2020 in Community Outreach, Faculty, Research, UH Manoa

Pictured: Dr. Robert Hong throws a shaka. Courtesy of Dr. Hong. Originally posted at UH News By Karen Rowan MS, Hawaiʻi Journal of Health & Social Welfare A team of Hawaiʻi researchers led by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) have come up with a gesture sequence to […]

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Date: September 18th, 2020 in JABSOM News

The painting above, “A Raft of Surgeons,” is one of Dr. Parsa’s many paintings he likes to share with his colleagues.   What follows is a very brief summary of a portion of a presentation given at the JABSOM Osler Society on September 1st, 2020, about Pandemics by Dr. Fereydoun “Don” Parsa MD, FACS. All […]

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