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Date: December 8th, 2022 in JABSOM News

On November 19, 2022, the Partnership for Social Justice (PSJ) hosted the 2022 PSJ Symposium at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. This year’s theme, titled “Medical Care for the LGBTQ+ Community,” focused on how our future physicians can strengthen the trust of LGBTQ+ patients in healthcare and healthcare providers. Anthony Teano, MLA of […]

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Date: December 8th, 2022 in JABSOM News

In an effort to provide a safe space and quality care for LGBTQ+ patients, the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (UH JABSOM) student-led interest group, Partnership for Social Justice (PSJ), centered this year’s PSJ Symposium to educate future healthcare professionals. The annual symposium, attended by JABSOM students, community members and students […]

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Date: December 7th, 2022 in Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Research

“Lifelong learning is her passion.” That’s what Pauline Mashima, graduate chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD), shared about her mentor, CSD professor Dorothy Craven. Craven knew she always wanted to be a teacher, which was driven by her passion of helping others. She piqued a particular interest in speech-language pathology after […]

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Date: December 6th, 2022 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, OB-GYN

Dr. Reni Soon and Dr. Tracy Chen went to medical school knowing they’d be abortion providers. For Dr. Soon, several life experiences shaped her decision. “I saw the 17-year-old with her college future ahead of her, clinging to her mom’s hand as a Planned Parenthood doctor did her procedure,” Soon remembers. “The 40-year-old wrestler with […]

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Our colleague, mentor, friend and physician leader, Emmett Aluli, was a kanaka oʻiwi to the core and as we remember all the facets of his life and the contributions he left to everyone, we would like to remember Emmett through the lens of what he meant to our kauka (medical doctors) and to the institution […]

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*This tribute to Dr. Thomas J. Whelan was written by Dr. Noa Emmett Aluli and originally published in the Hawaii Medical Journal, November 1999, Volume 57. No. 11 special memorial issue. Ha ʻalele koa wa ʻa, i koa kanaka he koa canoe has departed leaving the warriors behind E ho ‘opiha i ka makalua i […]

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