UCERA - University Clinical, Education & Research Associates
What is UCERA?

University of Hawai'i John A. Burns School of Medicine at Kaka'ako

UCERA is the faculty practice organization created to support the clinical, academic, and research activities of the faculty of the University of Hawai'i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). It is a separate non-profit corporation that exists to support JABSOM. Its Board of Directors consists of the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Vice Dean, the Department Chairpersons of JABSOM clinical departments, at-large faculty members, and community representatives, including hospital representatives.

The corporate purposes of UCERA include:

  • Providing funding to build and sustain the infrastructure of the JABSOM and its departments.
  • Funding research, education and scholarly development.
  • Providing additional resources to recruit, retain, and develop qualified faculty at the University.
  • Providing healthcare to the general public with special attention to the poor and other underserved populations of Hawai'i and the Pacific.