UH MED NOW Weekly

Mau is a Master, Senior Lūʻau Looks, Super Speaker Friday

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Dr. Mau is the first woman in Hawaiʻi to receive the rank of Mastership by ACP

She is also the first Native Hawaiian woman to receive the honor. Dr. Mau is a busy mom, tireless physician who sees patients on Oʻahu and Molokaʻi and a prolific researcher. Read more about the ceremony where she was honored last week in Washington, D.C.
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Women's Health Week: JABSOM receives high rank for percentage of women faculty, women in leadership roles

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is a national leader among medical colleges for the number of women faculty at the school.

According to the latest data from the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), women make up 46% of faculty at JABSOM, placing JABSOM in a tie for eighth place among the 129 U.S. medical schools for its percentage of women faculty. Read more on UH Med Now.

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Just click below to see our slideshow by UH Med Now's Amanda Shell

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And below, our "overview" video

Senior Luau 2016
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JOIN US FRIDAY, MAY 13, FOR A CONVERSATION WITH 2016's DYNAMIC CONVOCATION SPEAKER

Vivian S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.


Senior Vice President, University Health Sciences


CEO, University of Utah Health Care


Dean, School of Medicine


...is responsible for an annual budget of $3.3 billion; four hospitals, 10 neighborhood health centers, the Huntsman Cancer Institute and Moran Eye Center, a health insurance plan, over 1,330 board-certified physicians; and five colleges including the School of Medicine, the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy, Health, and most recently, the School of Dentistry.


During her tenure, Dr. Lee has established the University of Utah Health Care system as one of the most innovative, high-performing, and transformative health care systems in the nation. The University of Utah has consistently ranked in the top 10 in quality and safety among university hospitals. Its providers enjoy the highest patient satisfaction rankings in the nation, and Utah was the first health care system in the country to post patient satisfaction scores online. The health system has bent the cost curve through innovative value management tools, physician engagement and Lean training.


Working with the legislature and Governor, Dr. Lee secured additional state funding in 2013 to increase the medical school class size by 50% over 2 years. Enhanced communications and best practices have been shared through the Algorithms for Innovation publication and portal, sparking a national discourse about challenges facing academic medicine.


A recognized leader in academic medicine and health sciences, Dr. Lee serves on the Council of Councils of the National Institutes of Health, the Administrative Board of the Council of Deans for the AAMC, the Journal of the American Medical Association Journal Oversight Committee, the Health Care Delivery System Reform Advisory Committee of The Commonwealth Fund, and the Scientific Advisory Board of Massachusetts General Hospital. She also serves on the board of directors the American Association of Rhodes Scholars.


LOCATION: MEB Classroom 304, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Friday 5/13/16

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SENIORS, WE WILL MISS YOU! CONGRATULATIONS! YOU MAKE US PROUD!!!

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