UH MED NOW Weekly
How our Class of 2016 rallied around one of their own
Our video tells Ian's Story. You may read about it, too, on UH Med Now.
CLASS AWARDS CELEBRATE EXCELLENCE
Awards presented to Hawai'i's newest physicians
Every year, generous donors provide cash awards at graduation to support our worthy MD students and congratulate them for their achievement in various categories of clinical practice, academic excellence, research or community service. Those taking time out to personally attend the Convocation Ceremony to present the awards included community leaders, physicians and both faculty and faculty volunteers. We’re grateful for their time!
Congratulations to the 2016 MD Graduates recognized on May 15, 2016. Read the story.
In Memory: Dr. Sherrel Hammar
Longtime former chair of Pediatrics at the University of Hawaiʻi medical school Dr. Sherrel Hammar passed away peacefully in Honolulu on May 17, 2016, a few days short of his 85th birthday. Dr. Hammar accepted a position at John A. Burns School of Medicine in 1971, and he spent the majority of his career as the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatrics at the Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children. He served as Interim Dean of the UH School of Medicine from 1996 through 1999, finally retiring in 2001. Read more.
Deadline June 6 for He Huliau Conference Abstracts
On behalf of the Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, Tumu Whakarae and The Queen’s Health Systems, please see the Call for Abstracts for the upcoming He Huliau health disparities symposium. Deadline for submission is Monday, June 6, 2016 (5:00 PM HST). The International Indigenous Health Symposium is October 13-14, 2016
at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort in Waikīkī.