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Medical Diagnosis JABSOM

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine


July 9 – 13, 2018
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Kakaʻako Medical Education Building
(651 Ilalo Street, Honolulu)

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The program will take place at the UH Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine in Kakaʻako.

Through gross anatomy laboratory demonstrations, clinical skills laboratories, computerized manikin simulations and standardized patient interactions, students will learn how to:

  • describe the epidemiology, signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses common in Hawaiʻi;
  • perform basic clinical skills such as measuring vital signs and listening to the heart and lungs with stethoscopes; and
  • interview and counsel patients.
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The Medical Diagnosis and Treatment program is part of UH Mānoa Outreach Collegeʻs Summer Programs.

For:  Students in grades 9 through 12 during academic year 2017-2018
Fee:  $500
Scholarships:  Information about two need-based scholarships is forthcoming. Please call (808) 956-9246 or email to be added to a contact list. You will be contacted when details about the scholarships are available.
Email: to receive detailed information when available.
Phone: Call (808) 956-9246 if you have questions about the program

Damon Sakai

About the Lead Instructor
Damon Sakai is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine. He is an active teacher within the medical school and has received teaching awards from both medical students and residents. He is a recipient of the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents Medal for Excellence in Teaching, the highest teaching honor awarded by the University of Hawaiʻi.

Watch the 2013 JABSOM Science in Action class in action!

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Term Dates

  • Summer 1
    May 21 – June 29, 2018
  • Summer 2
    July 2 – August 10, 2018
  • Varied Date Courses
    Class schedules vary between May 21 – August 10, 2018

  • Registration Dates
    UHM Seniors
    March 13
    UHM Continuing
    March 14
    New or Visiting
    March 20

Questions? Contact Us

UHM Outreach College

Sinclair Library 310

2425 Campus Road

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7221