The Department of Medicine is the largest department within The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (and the largest department within the University of Hawai’i system) with over 80 faculty.
Our missions of research, education and patient care are intertwined, and all three missions are integral to the goals of our department.
With respect to our educational mission, our trainees include medical students, graduate students, interns, residents, clinical and research fellows, and postdoctoral fellows. We provide clinical training in all of the disciplines in internal medicine. In addition, fellowship training is available in general internal medicine and all of the subspecialties.
Our clinical programs provide for outstanding and innovative patient care in general and subspecialty medicine. Our physicians pride themselves in offering state-of-the-art clinical care, with a commitment to providing care high quality care to all those who seek out help.
The research focus of the Department is on interdisciplinary research programs related to human disease. These research programs are pursed in collaboration with other departments in the School of Medicine, other Schools within the University, and other national and international institutions and organizations.