Jun 26, 2017 Last Updated 2:19 PM, Jun 23, 2017
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Goals of the SJBSM

  • Provide a medical education for the 21 century, with graduates well-trained in integrated and team based care, ethics, and outcome standards to optimally manage the care of individuals and entire communities.
  • Integrate the disciplines of medicine and public health in medical education to enhance the connection between prevention, promotion and treatment of disease and improve population health.
  • Cultivate translational research by creating collaborative alliances among basic scientists, clinical faculty and community practitioners.
  • Maintain and enhance the use of information technology as a tool for teaching, research, performance measurement, and enhancing communication within the school of medicine and surrounding communities.
  • Continue to reinforce the diverse network of clinical settings for clerkship rotations and hands-on training to strengthen students’ clinical skills, cultural competency and health systems management.
  • Maintain an institutional environment that is conducive to and supportive of interprofessional education, research, academic freedom, life-long learning, and a culture of quality improvement.
  • Recruit and retain outstanding, culturally and linguistically diverse faculty, students and staff and recognize their contributions to the school of medicine.
  • Enhance the school’s image as an institution committed to advance community medicine, excellence in primary care and public health.
  • Continue to manage the school resources with fiscal responsibility and explore new avenues for expanding funding sources.
  • Develop a system to accurately evaluate measurable outcomes of medical education.
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The San Juan Bautista School of Medicine


Private U.S. medical school, located in Caguas, Puerto Rico. It formally opened its doors in 1978.


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