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Toolkits & Resources
The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawaii is located in Honolulu County on the island of Oahu. JABSOM’s curriculum gives medical students the opportunity to have exposure to patient care on the Neighbor Islands. However, opportunities to advise and mentor Neighbor Island pre-medical students is limited due to lack of program infrastructure and funding. Access to primary care is critically limited by provider shortages and exacerbated in rural areas by Hawaiʻi’s unique geography. The primary goal of our project is to address the growing physician shortage across the Hawaiʻian islands.
With the shrinking number of students from rural areas matriculating into medical schools nationwide, it is incumbent for Hawai‘i to create its own opportunities for underserved students from the rural Neighbor Islands (Hawaiʻi, Kauaʻi, and Maui Counties). HICPCP will develop a program that will assess the needs of Neighbor Island students, then establish or facilitate access to resources to address those needs. HICPCP’s goal is to empower Neighbor Island students to pursue a career in medicine, thereby tackling the physician shortage in their hometowns.
Online Learning Center
Visit ACP’s Online Learning Center to explore a wide-ranging library of online CME and MOC activities. Not sure what your state’s licensure requirements are? Click on the State CME Requirements tab to view your state’s requirements and links to suggested learning activities or browse recent items below:
Physician Well-being and Professional Fulfillment
Providing guidance and resources that foster communities of well-being for internists to best serve patients and optimize professional fulfillment.
I.M. Emotional Support Hub
It’s common right now to feel overwhelmed, stressed, or depressed. Taking care of ourselves and encouraging others to practice self-care sustains our ability to care for those in need.
Protect your health and well-being by connecting with easily-accessible peer support through the Physician Support Line, and affordable, confidential counseling is available through The Emotional PPE Project and The Therapy Aid Coalition.
|If you or someone you know is in crisis, help is available 24/7. Text 741741 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (988 or 1-800-273-8255) or Disaster Distress Hotline (1-800-985-5990).|
NEW - Financial Well-being|
ACP’s initiative designed to reinvigorate the patient-physician relationship by challenging unnecessary practice.