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Kuakini Medical Center (Monday)

Kuakini Grand Rounds: 12:45 – 1:45 pm, Hale Pulama Mau Auditorium
Kuakini Medicine Conference: 12:30 – 1:30 pm, PB5 Classroom
Rounds with residents and students:  11:00 am – 12:00 pm or 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Picture provided by www.kuakini.org. (Click Picture for Campus Map)

Kuakini Medical Center
347 N. Kuakini Street
Honolulu, HI  96817 

Kuakini Medical Center is a 250-bed acute care hospital.  The patient population is weighted towards the geriatrics age groups with medical conditions typical of community hospitals.  The Grand Rounds audience includes ~70 clinical faculty, community physicians, residents and students.  This is part of the monthly Kuakini medicine staff meeting so the CME portion starts at 1:00 pm.  The Medicine Conference is a smaller group of faculty, community physicians, residents and students.


University of Hawaii Department of Medicine (Tuesday)

UH Medicine Grand Rounds: 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Queen’s Conference Center Auditorium

Queen’s Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI  96813

This is a University of Hawaii Department of Medicine conference held on the Queen’s Medical Center campus.  The audience numbers ~15 faculty, 40 residents, 8 students in the auditorium, and ~25 physicians and students at outlying sites at the VA and in our community hospitals in Hawaii, Guam, Saipan, and Samoa.  Plan on a 40-minute lecture and 15 minutes for question and answer.


UH Internal Medicine Residency Program

Scholarly Activities Session: Tuesday afternoon

Picture provided by UHIMRP

University Tower 618 (Queen’s Medical Center campus)
1356 Lusitana Street
Honolulu, HI  96813

These are program-wide sessions that include didactic presentations, board review, morbidity and mortality conferences and other medicine resident-focused topics.


VA Pacific Islands (Wednesday)

VA Medicine Conference: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Picture provided by www.hawaii.va.gov

Spark M. Matsunaga VA Medical Center
459 Patterson Road
Honolulu, HI  96819

The core audience numbers 10-20 general internists from the VA ambulatory care clinics, including outlying VA sites via teleconferencing.  Depending on the topic, individuals from other departments such as psychiatry may attend.


The Queen’s Medical Center (Thursday)

Morning Report/Rounds with residents and students:  7:30 – 8:15 am


The Queen’s Medical Center (Friday)

Queen’s Medicine Grand Rounds: 8:00 – 9:00 am




Queen’s Conference Center Auditorium (Click Picture for a Campus Map)

Queen’s Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI  96813

The Queen’s Medical Center, the largest hospital in the state, is a 500-bed tertiary care hospital.  It is the primary teaching site for the UH Internal Medicine Residency Program.  The audience is primarily community physicians in general internal medicine, other specialties and medicine subspecialties, and also includes faculty, residents and students totaling ~50 participants.