SUPPORTING BIG ISLAND RESIDENCY PROGRAMS

​Addressing the primary care physician shortage on the Big Island of Hawaii, and offering the Rural Health Elective in the County of Hawaii for the University of Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program (UHIMRP) and the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM)

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Residency Programs

PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO MEDICAL RESIDENTS

We provide financial assistance to Medical Residents that covers the entire costs of the following.

UHIMRP Rural Health Elective Participants

We are here to support Medical Residents on Hawaii Island

OUR EXECUTIVE BOARD

HUI KAHU MALAMA – “CARETAKERS OF WELLNESS”

Breeani Sumera-Lee, MBA
Breeani Sumera-Lee, MBAPresident
Director of Hawaii Rise Foundation AHEC Student Services Coordinator; Manager at Keaukaha General Store
Misty Pacheco, DrPH, MHA
Misty Pacheco, DrPH, MHAVice President
Associate Professor at University of Hawaii at Hilo
Kea
KeaSecretary

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

HUI KAHU MALAMA – “CARETAKERS OF WELLNESS”

Sydney Tatsuno
Sydney TatsunoM.D., FACP; Internal Medicine
Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Medicine; University of Hawaii School of Medicine
Wilfred Fujimoto
Wilfred FujimotoM.D., FACP
Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine; University of Washington School of Medicine
Julie Inouye
Julie Inouye
JABSOM, Associate Director of Development & Alumni Engagement
David Jung
David JungM.D., Internal Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor; Dept. of Medicine; University of Hawaii School of Medicine
John Uohara
John UoharaM.D., OB/GYN
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Hawaii School of Medicine
Supakit Wongwiwatthananukit
Supakit WongwiwatthananukitPharm.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacy Practice; University of Hawaii at Hilo; Daniel K. Inouye School of Pharmacy

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A 2017 report to the Hawaii Legislature said more than half of the state’s physicians will reach retirement age of 65 within the next nine years. Get in touch today and see how you can make a difference.

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