Coral-YapCoral Yap, DO, FAAP


Academic Year

Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine

Locum Physician, Community Pediatrics


Residency – 07/2011-6/2014 – Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI

Medical School – 07/2006-06/2011 – Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, California (TUCOM)


8/2000-7/2005 – University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with minor in Biology

Boards & Certifications

Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMPLEX)
Step 1 – Passed 2009
Step 2 – Passed 2011
Step 3 – Passed 2012
General Pediatrics Board Certified – Passed 2014
American Board of Pediatrics

Fundamental Simulation Instruction Methods – Nov 2014
CME awarded

Basic Life Support – 6/2011
Pediatric Advance Life Support – 6/2011
Neonatal Resuscitation Program – 6/2011

Medical Licensure

Hawaii State Medical License – 3/2014-6/2016

Honors and Awards

University of Nevada Millenium Scholar – 2000-2005

Dean’s List, University of Nevada, awarded every semester – 2000-2005

Golden Key National Honor Society, Uni. Of Nevada – 2005

Graduation with Honors, University of Nevada – 2005

Russell C McCaughan, DO Education Scholarship Nominee – 2007
Nominated by faculty as an ostephathic medical student who is committed to osteopathic medicine, excels academically and has demonstrated financial need

Sigma Sigma Phi, Tau Chapter Member (SSP) – 2007-2011
Elected Member of the National Osteopathic Service Fraternity

Translating Osteopathic Understanding into Community Health (TOUCH)

Silver Award, 50-100 hours to community service – 2007, 2008
Gold Award, 100+ hours to community service – 2009

Student DO of the Year Nominee – 2008, 2010
Nominated by faculty and peers as an outstanding student demonstrated through service to the school, community, and osteopathic profession


Medical School Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at TOCUM.
Department Chair: John Glover, DO, FAAO – 2/2009-4/2011

Residency Presentations

Journal Club: Infectious Disease, Herpes Simplex Virus – 1/2012
Morbidity and Mortality: Diagnostic Errors, What can be done? – 9/2012
Journal Club: Pediatric Atypical Systemic Lupus Erythematosus – 1/2013
Grand Rounds: Management of Eating Disorders – 4/2013
Morbidity and Mortality: Reflecting on a case of Meconium Aspiration 12/2013
Ground Rounds: A case of Serum-Like Reaction – 1/2014

Medical School Presentations

Lecture and 2 hour lab: Muscle Energy for the Lumbar Vertebrae – 3/2009
Lecture and 2 hour lab: Lymphatic System – 7/2009
SOMA Lecture at AOA Convention: Sports Medicine Injuries – 10/2010
Lecture and 2 hour lab: High Velocity Low Amplitude of the Thoracics – 2/2011

Institutional and Departmental Committees

Recruitment and Selection – 7/2011-
Nursery Standards of Excellence – 7/2012-6/2013
Morning Report Task Force – 7/2012-6/2013
Website Task Force – 7/2012
Group Leader/Resident as Teachers Task Force – 11/2012
Program Evaluation Committee – 7/2013
Graduate Medical Education Committee Representative – 7/2013-6/2014

Professional and Society Memberships

Undergraduate American Academy of Osteopathy – 7/2006-6/2011
National Representative – 2/2007-3/2008
Executive Council – Vice Chair – 3/2008-3/2009
Executive Council – Chair – 3/2009-3/2010

Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)- 7/2006-6/2011

American Osteopathic Association Member (AOA) – 7/2006

Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy – 6/2011

American Academy of Pediatrics – 7/2011

American Academy of Pediatrics – Hawaii Chapter – 7/2011

Civic Activities

Teen Life Conference: annual health fair for local teenagers, participated in presentations: Smoking Cessation (2007), Smoking Cessation (2008), and What is a Doctor of Osteopathy (2008) 2007, 2008

SSP:“What’s in a Doctor’s Bag” program; curriculum to teach at local elementary schools to help children overcome their fears of doctors 2008-2009

Suitcase Clinic: Community based clinic in Berkley, CA serving clients by offering osteopathic manipulative medicine services and medical care free of charge 2008, 2009

Personal Interest

Language: conversational Cantonese
Nutrition and Exercise