Promoting Diversity of the Health Care Workforce
Winona K. Lee, Vanessa Wong, Nanette Judd
Hawai‘i Medical Journal
In 2009, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) received $3,024,772 over 3 years of funding for the Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence (NHCOE) from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions. Established more than 15 years ago, NHCOE is a part of the University of Hawai‘i’s Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH). The Centers of Excellence Program provides grants to health professional schools to support educational programs for underrepresented minority students.