Integrative Musings

Category: Culture

I am impressed with the initiatives by the government coming out, such as Partnership for Patients, and now Script Your Future. I think it’s important to educate people about their medications, and doing it in a consistent manner (assuming that …

Yeah, but does it help? Read More »

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Ah, Match day. I remember sitting in front of my computer this time last year, building up the courage to open that email from the NMS. I was shocked to find that I didn’t match, as did 1000 other applicants. …

Didn’t Match? How about a residency on Maui? Read More »

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So many opportunities are presenting themselves in the residency, that I have a hard time keeping up, let alone blog about it! I blogged earlier about the web we weave. Well, talk about a long term care rotation has progessed, …

Aging With Aloha Read More »

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Ever notice that in life sometimes things fall together in an uncanny way?  It may be interpreted as divine intervention, or fate, or some people may just figure they have it all figured out. I like to see it as …

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Watch Shirley, one of our hi-energy pharmacy technicians at Maui Clinic Pharmacy, rip a phone book in half on the first try. No cheating here! When she is working, you might want to leave your attitude at the door. Wow!

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I have been meaning to post this for a while, but I think with the hustle and bustle of the holidays, and seeing all the depressed faces here on the mainland, I feel it is high time. I find myself …

ALOHA spirit is law Read More »

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Flew to Hana Wednesday for a talk to seniors and their caregivers about high-risk medications. I would have taken more pictures, but my battery on my camera was dying. It was an interesting day. We were supposed to check in …

Hana Happenings Read More »

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    As part of the residency, we will be working in different capacities in Hana. For anyone who knows about Hana, you know that the drive there is long and difficult, not really to be done roundtrip in one …

Headed to Hana Read More »

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    The other resident, Sheena, and I went to the Lahaina Plantation Days last night. It was somewhat of a crash course in local Hawaiian culture. One thing I notice here is the sense of community. Hawaii is all …

Simple lessons Read More »

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