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Welcome to Hawaii's newest Internal Medicine Chief Residents

(July 2021) It's our pleasure to acknowledge and welcome the 2021-22 Internal Medicine Chief Residents.

Yue Fang, MD and Diana T. H. Kim, MD
Kaiser Permanente Medical Group Residency Program

Matthew Byrne, MD and Michael Adbo, MD
Tripler Army Medical Center Residency Program

Chanavuth Kanitsoraphan, MD, Eric Wien, MD, and Dane Kurohara, MD
University of Hawai‘i Internal Medicine Residency Program

View PDF with their photos

Congratulations to our 2021 Abstract Competition winners

(February 2021) The following medical students and residents/fellows received awards for their outstanding abstracts and presentations:


  • First Place (Resident): Aaron Brown - Extraperioteneal Bladder Rupture Presenting as a Pseudo-Acute Kidney Injury
  • Second Place (Resident): Yue Fang - A Case of Afebrile Weil's Disease: Protean Manifestations Without the Hallmark of Infection
  • Third Place (Resident): Jean Kim - Subclinical Hypothyroidism Is Associated with Hypertension in Women: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • First Place (Student): Brendan Seto - Causally Observed: Evaluating the Methodology of Large, Non-Randomized HCQ Studies
  • Second Place (Student): Mathew Kobylinski - The novel association of DNA viruses with Helicobacter pylori in gastric carcinogenesis Student Research
  • Third Place - tie (Student): Michael Meno - Telehealth amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perception of Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Cancer Patients
  • Third Place - tie (Student): Robert Mun - Culturally Considered Care and the Underestimation of Disease Burden Among Native Hawaiian Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Case Reports

  • First Place (Resident): Victoria Mank - Cardiac Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • First Place (Student): Jessica Shiosaki - Serum Diagnosis of Early Colorectal Cancer in a Multiethnic Cohort