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Proposal to expand University of Hawaii medical school to Maui may help doctor shortage

  • COURTESY VINA CRISTOBAL
                                Medical student Mandy Rock listens for the heartbeat from an infant simulator at the University of Hawaii Medical School in Kakaako. She grew up in Haiku, Maui, and said she welcomes the prospect of a satellite medical school on her home island.

    COURTESY VINA CRISTOBAL

    Medical student Mandy Rock listens for the heartbeat from an infant simulator at the University of Hawaii Medical School in Kakaako. She grew up in Haiku, Maui, and said she welcomes the prospect of a satellite medical school on her home island.

A proposal to help address the doctor shortage by expanding the University of Hawaii’s medical school to Maui sparked interest among legislators at budget briefings last week. Read more

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