‘Imi Ho‘ōla is a 12-month post-baccalaureate program designed to provide educational opportunities to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are deemed capable of succeeding in medical school.
About this program
The ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program seeks to improve health care in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific Basin by increasing the number of physicians through a 12-month educational program that addresses disadvantaged students’ academic and professional needs. Upon successful completion of the program, students enter JABSOM as first-year medical students.
Possible career outcome
Physician: upon successful completion of the program, students enter JABSOM as first-year medical students.
Students will gain a stronger foundation in the basic sciences, become familiar with the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) process, and be able to apply specific learning and test-taking strategies to support their academic success in medical school.
Required (19 credits)
Medical Biology (11 credits)
Medical Biochemistry (6 credits)
Humanities in Medicine (2 credits)