Hawaii Update 2014: Family Physicians, Advocates for All

Hawaii Academy of Family Physicians and its associated foundation invites you to join us for Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel in Honolulu February 21 – 23, 2014 To register, go on-line to Keynotes this year include: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Advocacy Lessons from a Family Physician , Kimberly Chang, MD, Asian Health Services, and Frank Kiang Medical Center Promoting Population Health : A Means to Health Equity Neal Palafox MD, MPH, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii


We have applied for up to 20 Prescribed credits from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the AMA as equivalent to AMAPRA Category 1 credit for the AMA Physician Recognition Award.Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada are eligible to receive up to 20 Mainpro-M1 credits for attendance at this meeting due to reciprocal agreement with the AAFP.The American Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners accept CME credits from AAFP approved activities.

The Invisible Wounds of War

If you are interested in receiving a DVD of the event please email Read more about this event HERE. Watch online now!

Hawaii Medical Malpractice Changes

On 12/05/12, AHEC held a Medical Malpractice Changes training for MICP in light of the changes effective January 2013.See the full announcement here. View the training online here: VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2

Webinars by the Doctors Company

The Doctors Company is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The Doctors Company designates each educational activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. As the largest national insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability, we are committed to relentlessly defending, protecting, and rewarding doctors. We put the strength of 46,000 doctors and $3 billion in assets to work for you — vigilantly looking ahead at new trends in medical liability, while rigorously pursuing patient safety tools, information, and innovative programs to help you reduce risk and improve the environment in which you practice medicine. Register online by visiting and selecting a seminar under the “For Physicians” tab. Participation in these courses is offered at no charge to members of The Doctors Company. If you have questions regarding the Webinars, contact our Patient Safety Department at (800) 421-2368, extension 1243. For additional information, Visit this link.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Links

American Academy of Family Physicians CME Center
American Medical Association CME Locator
American Public Health Association
Annotated List of Online CME
Association of Pacific Rim Universities
Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology
CME Planner
Continuing Professional Development with Northeastern Ohio Universities
CancerCare Connect® Education Telephone Workshops

CancerCare‘s free Connect® Education Workshops are a way for people to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of their home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone. These are interactive educational programs to help you and your loved ones better understand and cope with your diagnosis, treatment options, quality-of-life concerns, treatment side effects, pain management, doctor-patient communication and other important topics. You can listen to this workshop on the telephone or via live streaming through the Internet. Participation is free. To register, view their calendar of upcoming workshops and register online or call CancerCare at 1-800-813-HOPE (4673). After you have registered, you will receive additional information. This program is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour to social workers upon verification of completion. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607.

Chautauqua Short Courses for College Teachers
Discovery Health
Doctor’s Guide Congress Resource Center
Family Medicine Interest Group
Free CME
Hawaii Medical Association
Hawaii Medical Journal
  • Check out how our very own JABSOM faculty and students have contributed to new knowledge and discovery in Hawaii’s only Journal of Asia Pacific Medicine.
Hawaii Medical Library
Interactive Patient
Kellogg Health Scholars Program
Medscape CME
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Training – Protecting Human Subject Research Participants
Pacific Public Health Training Center
Public Health LIVE – T²B²
Public Health Training Network
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN)
The Virtual Lecture Hall
AHEC’s Annual Hawaii Health Workforce Summit

2013 Hawaii Health Workforce Summit: Improving Provider Satisfaction & Practice Sustainability

Guest Speakers: Dr. Len Nichols, Center for Health Policy Research & Ethics & Carl W. Taylor, Executive Director of Institute for Health Research JABSOM & Hawaii/Pacific Basin AHEC present the 2013 Hawaii Health Workforce Summit: Improving Provider Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on April 20, 2013 from 8:45am-5:00pm. The summit addressed issues surrounding provider satisfaction including: the ideal healthcare system in Hawaii, telehealth, PCMH payment incentives and medical malpractice changes in Hawaii.

Powerpoint presentations:

Video of the conference :

2012 Hawaii Physician Workforce Summit: Implementing Patient Centered Medical Home

Over 200 physicians and healthcare workers attended the 2012 Hawaii Physician’s Workforce Summit on Saturday, April 14 at the Sheraton Waikiki. The goal of the conference was to help Hawai‘i providers (especially solo and small group) implement Patient Centered Medical Home transformation. View thePhysician Workforce Summit Booklet online. To view powerpoint slides from the breakout sessions and morning presentations, Click Here. To view the Agenda Click Here. Click here to check out the news coverage from the conference!
View video of the conference here:

2010 Hawaii Physician Workforce Summit

AHEC Data:



STATE OF HAWAII – All Physicians 2010 Physician Estimates*

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* See the Hawaii Physician Workforce Summit files above for the complete charts.