Sept 1, 2022
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Save the Date! Thompson School Open House:
Friday September 30, 3-5 pm outside Gartley Hall.
Open to all Thompson School Ohana

Professional Development & Research

JABSOM Diversity Matters Series

The John A Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) invites you to learn from leaders in diversity and engage in discussions on meeting the healthcare needs of underserved populations, and advocating 
and taking action to promote health equity and inclusion. Join them as they share diverse approaches to wellness and celebrate the success of women in medicine during AMA Women in Medicine Month. For disability accommodations, contact: Dr. Winona Lee or Ms. Lori Emery, Co-Chairs Diversity Matters 2022 at

JABSOM Diversity Matters 2022 Announcement and Links to
Diversity Resources


Friday September 2, Wednesday September 7
Friday September 30

All events 12-1:30 PM HST

Landscape of suicide and prevention efforts in Hawai‛i:

A Thompson School Continuing Education Credit Event

Jeanelle Sugimoto-Matsuda, DrPH, Associate Professor, will hold a webinar to describe the epidemiology of suicide in Hawai‛i, and increase participants’ awareness of local suicide prevention efforts and resources.


Thursday September 15, 2022
12:00 PM HST

2022-2023 EnHIP Outreach and Engagement Awards

The National Library of Medicine® (NLM) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 EnHIP Outreach and Engagement Awards. The purpose of the awards is to enhance the capacity of minority-serving academic institutions to advance health equity through the access, use, and delivery of NLM and/or NIH/HHS information resources and services on campuses and in communities.


Monday September 26, 2022
12:00 PM ET


Why Is Their Blood Sugar Doing That?
Solving Glucose Mysteries Workshop

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists welcomes all health professionals who help clients with diabetes to attend this special program held at the Prince Waikīkī Hotel. This workshop will offer CE credits. In this one-day conference we will review the latest medications used for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, discuss how to calculate insulin doses for patients including those on insulin pumps, discuss management strategies for patients with difficult to control diabetes (both Type 1 and 2), and discuss how childhood experiences impact management of health.


Friday October 28, 2022
8 AM to 4:45 PM HST

Program Flyer

University of California San Francisco (UCSF)'s
 First Generation to College:
Students in the Health Professions Symposium

The objectives of this conference are to:
• Understand the importance and lived experiences of first generation to college students in health professions education
• Identify strategies for supporting first generation to college health professions’ students through visibility awareness, career development, and mentoring.
• Consider strategies for participants to understand and improve or develop their own institutional first generation to college initiatives in the health professions.


Monday November 7, 2022
9 AM-3 PM PST 

Program Flyer

PIKO Professional Development Core:
2023 GUMSHOE Registration Open

The PIKO Professional Development Core announces the registration for GUMSHOE 2023 is now live. GUMSHOE is an advanced training for NIH proposal writing. Please share and invite others to register and join via the flyer. GUMSHOE inquiries can be sent to Kathryn Braun ( and Kamalei Davis (


Friday, November 18, 2022 

Summit in New Orleans to Advance Health Equity

This summit, hosted by Partners for Advancing Health Equity and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will feature multiple plenaries, breakout sessions, and workshops, as well as many opportunities to experience the rich culture and history of New Orleans. Visit our summit website to learn more as sessions and speakers are announced in the upcoming months.


December 4-6, 2022 

Employment Opportunities

Program Support Assistant for VA Pacific Islands
Health Care System

The VA Pacific Islands Health Care System is looking for someone who would like entry into the VA system who is detailed oriented, has excel and data entry skills and great interpersonal skills. This is a 2 year term position, but will have the opportunity to move into another VA position easily. Note: applicants must create an account with USA Staffing in order to apply. 

Contact: Diana Avila-Linaja 
650-694-6000 X15130

Additional Job postings from UH Alumni:

Social Worker or Case Worker

Category: Social Work / Public Health
Location: Honolulu, HI

Maximum Legal Services Corporation (MaxCorp) is seeking a Full-Time Social Worker or Case Worker.

Learn More

Case Manager 22-77

Category: Social Work / Public Health
Location: Oahu

Permanency Support Services provides ICPC and Permanency Strengthening Services to children and families on the island of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.

Learn More

Social Service Aid III (Male) - Honolulu, O`ahu

Category: Social Work / Public Health
Location: Honolulu, HI

Independently provides all supportive services for a unit or team; participates in team activities; does limited field work including checking with clients, encouraging them to use available resources and following up on cases on a periodic basis.

Learn More

For Students

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) 

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) will be accepting applications for the following faculty-mentored research and creative work funding opportunities in Fall 2022. UROP encourages all undergraduate students from all disciplines at UH Mānoa to apply. 

Register for Info Sessions on September 6-8

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University of Hawai'i at Manoa (ASUH)

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