Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, MD, FAAFP


Designated Institutional Official (DIO) and GME Director

Email: lbuencon@hawaii.edu

Fellowship: Faculty Development, UH Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, 1998

Internship and Residency: UH Family Medicine Residency Program, 1997

Medical School: UH John A. Burns School of Medicine, 1994

College: Stanford University, B.S., Biological Sciences, 1990

Clinical Roles: Medical Staff member at Wahiawa General Hospital, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children and Pali Momi Medical Center

Residency Roles: team care attending, clinic preceptor; former Program Director

Medical Student Teaching Roles: PBL tutor, Primary Care Partnership mentor

Other Academic Activities: Pacific Regional Central Cancer Registry - Principal Investigator; Pacific Regional Comprehensive Cancer Control Program - Co-Principal Investigator; Cervical Cancer Prevention (HPV immunization) and Screening in resource-limited populations

Professional Interests: Health disparities in U.S. Affiliated Pacific Island jurisdictions, strategic planning

Interests: family, cooking, travel

Complete List of Published Work and Selected Presentations, White Papers or Monographs in MyBibliography: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1TyBvgn-cESQh/bibliography/42339281/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending 


Dr. Lee Ellen Buenconsejo-Lum was born and raised on Oahu, graduated from Leilehua High School, attended Stanford University for her Bachelors of Science in Biology, then completed her medical school and family medicine residency training here at JABSOM in 1997. After residency, she completed a faculty development fellowship which included emphasis on community-based participatory approaches to programmatic development and research. Her scholarly activities have focused on reducing health disparities in Hawaii and the US Affiliated Pacific Island jurisdictions. In 2003, she was the JABSOM nominee for the AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award and in 2015 was nominated for the UH Manoa Excellence in Teaching award. Dr. Buenconsejo-Lums scholarly work has ranged from cross-cultural curriculum development using simulation in residency training to building health system capacity to improve prevention and screening for cervical cancer and developing a regional cancer surveillance system in the US Pacific.

Dr. Buenconsejo-Lum is currently Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health. She is currently the Designated Institutional Official and Director of Graduate Medical Education at JABSOM, responsible for the oversight and administration of the JABSOM residency and fellowship programs that train physicians in 20 different medical and surgical specialties.