College Profile: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
The San Juan Bautista School of Medicine (SJB) is a medical school located within the San Juan Bautista Medical Center in Caguas, Puerto Rico. The school offers studies in general practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, ob-gyn, emergency medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. The school offers a four-year Medical Degree program (M.D.) and a five-year Medical Degree program. Mostly, Spanish is spoken, but medicine is learnt in both Spanish and English. The faculty includes experienced medical doctors and professors that integrate knowledge with practice. At the hospital, different specialists and sub-specialists offer their community services and teaching to the students. Since 2007, the school is working to open any time soon the Master of Public Health (MPH) program for students who wish to continue graduate studies. The Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residency program are to be scheduled to begin in Summer 2009.
Carretera 172 Urb. Turabo Gardens
787743-303-8236 (financial aid)
Escuela de Medicina San Juan Bautista
A Community-Based Medical School
Escuela de Medicina San Juan Bautista was founded in 1978 as a private, not for-profit medical school. It is located in the east-central region of Puerto Rico. The Mission of the School is to teach and train students to become primary care physicians that can provide holistic diagnosis and treatment to communities in need of health services in Puerto Rico. Its major purpose is to provide opportunities for an excellent medical education to students who wish to study on the Island.
The Institution is committed to providing high quality medical education, service, and research that will foster students comprehensive development, so that they can become capable, competent, skilled and honest professionals.
The SJBSM students will be prepared and qualified to go beyond the challenges brought forth by new knowledge and new technology in the fields of health services and medical education, in accordance to accrediting agencies and the integration of science and medical education.
||Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
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||Employment services for students||Yes
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||On-campus day care for students' children||
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||ROTC: Air Force||
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San Juan Bautista School of Medicine Website
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|Open admission policy
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||Less than one year certificate||No
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
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