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GENERAL INFORMATION

Category: School and Program Accreditation

Description:

The SJBSM is accredited by the following agencies:

  • Consejo de Educación de Puerto Rico (CEPR)
  • Middle State Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)

Supporting Documentation/Links:

Contact Information:

Ana L. Bermudez Segarra, MD, MPH, FAAP
Academic Advisor
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 252


Category: Academic Programs

Description:

Academic Programs

  • Medicine Degree
  • Master in Public Health
  • Bachelor in Science of Nursing

Supporting Documentation/Links:

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: Cost of Attendance

Description:

Estimated Student Cost Budgets

Supporting Documentation/Links:

Contact Information:

Beatriz De León-Rivera, M.B.A.
Student Financial Aid Office Director
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(787) 743-3038, Ext. 268


Category: Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

Description:

Accommodations and Accessibility Policy

Supporting Documentation/Links:

Contact Information:

Mrs. Yaidy L. Cruz, M.Ed.
Student Programs Director
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(787)743-3038 Ext. 233


Category: Non-discrimination Policy

Description:

SJBSM is committed to assure that the academic programs and activities intended for students are accessible to all.  The school in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and school policies, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, ancestry, national and ethnic origin, citizenship, or marital, parental, and veteran status; and nay other characteristic protected by federal law in the administration of tits educational policies, admission policies, and financial aid programs.

Supporting Documentation/Links:

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: FERPA — Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Description:

Student Education Record Privacy

Supporting Documentation/Link:

Contact Information:

Nildalee Meléndez Rosa
Registrar Office Director
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(787) 743 3038, Ext. 243


Category: Net Price Calculator

Description:

Predict College Expenses

Supporting Documentation/Link:

Contact Information:

Beatriz De León-Rivera, M.B.A.
Student Financial Aid Office Director
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(787) 743-3038, ext. 268


Category: Student Complaint Procedures

Description:

SJBSM is committed to assuring a safe and supportive learning environment by promoting professional conduct, the respect towards each individual’s rights, and the appreciation of diversity and individual differences. If you have experienced or witnessed mistreatment, we encourage you to report it using one of the following methods:

  • Contact Course/Clerkship Director directly
  • Contact corresponding Associate Dean directly
  • Contact the Associate Dean for Students Affairs directly
  • Report issues through course/clerkship evaluations
  • Use SJB Student Hotline for anonymous reports

Supporting Documentation/Link:

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: Disclosure of Social Security

Description:

Comply with accrediting agencies that have established as a requirement for all institutions of higher education that they have information available for students and employees on its institutional policy banning the use and disclosure of the social security.  

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


 

Category: Student Diversity

Description:

Institutional Enrollment by Gender and Ethnicity

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: Transfer of Credit Policies

Description:

Requirements of Transfer Credits by Programs

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

Category: Crime Statistic Report and Policy

Description:

SJBSM Crime Statistic Report and Policy

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Sr. Carlos Abreu
Dean of Administration
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 227


Category: Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Description:

Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: Vaccination (Immunization) Policies

Description:

Immunization Requirements for Incoming Students

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: Harassment and Discrimination Grievance Policy and Procedure

Description:

San Juan Bautista School of Medicine is committed to providing an environment that is free of harassment and will not tolerate discriminatory or harassing behavior by any employee, student, or third party in connection with an educational program.

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: Policy and Procedure on Criminal Background Check

Description:

This policy is designed to provide a safe environment for patients, visitors, faculty, employees, and students at the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine. Criminal background check allow the SJBSM to evaluate whether students possess the character and appropriateness to participate in clinical education activities.   

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256

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STUDENT OUTCOMES

Category: Students Enrollment

Description:

Report by Program

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Mr. Fernando Gonzalez Jimenez, MPH
Learning Assessment Office Director
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(787) 743-3038 x 252


Category: Transfer Students

Description:

Report by Program

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Mr. Fernando Gonzalez Jimenez, MPH
Learning Assessment Office Director
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(787) 743-3038 x 252


Category: Retention Rates

Description:

Report by Program

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Mr. Fernando Gonzalez Jimenez, MPH
Learning Assessment Office Director
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(787) 743-3038 x 252


Category: Graduation Rates

Description:

Graduation Reports by Program

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Mr. Fernando Gonzalez Jimenez, MPH
Learning Assessment Office Director
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(787) 743-3038 x 252


Category: Board Passing Rate

Description:

MD and BSN students Board Passing Rates

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Mr. Fernando Gonzalez Jimenez, MPH
Learning Assessment Office Director
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(787) 743-3038 x 252


Category: Residency Placements

Description:

MD Students Residency Placement

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Mrs. Yaidy L. Cruz, M.Ed.
Student Programs Director
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(787)743-3038 Ext. 233

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INFORMATION ABOUT STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Category: Refund Policy

Description:

In compliance with the provisions of the Federal Education Department, the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine has established a Refund Policy for those students who pay their tuition cost through non-Title IV Funds.

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Beatriz De León-Rivera, M.B.A.
Student Financial Aid Office Director
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(787) 743-3038, Ext. 268


Category: Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Description:

In order to comply with Federal Student Aid Program Title IV and the U.S. Department of

Education requirements for eligibility for federal student financial aid, the San Juan Bautista

School of Medicine has established a Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP). This policy applies to all students enrolled in our institution, regardless of the program and the funds used to pay institutional fees. The federal student aid program of Title IV requires that each student receiving aid funds meet the criteria established in the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP).

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: Policy to returning funds to federal  (Title IV) Program 

Description:

The policy for returning funds to federal Title IV program will apply to student participating in federal Title IV program (Federal Pell Grants) and other federal programs, that withdraw, are withdraw, or are expelled from the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine after having started the to attend classes, but with 60% of term (semester). This policy is mandatory pursuant to the changes from the Reauthorization Act 1998 to the Higher Education Act as amended, and is effective for all withdraws or expulsion occurring on or after October 7, 2000.

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Beatriz De León-Rivera, M.B.A.
Student Financial Aid Office Director
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(787) 743-3038, Ext. 268


Category: Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local and Institutional Programs 

Description:

Financial Aid Availability

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Beatriz De León-Rivera, M.B.A.
Student Financial Aid Office Director
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(787) 743-3038, Ext. 268


Category: Requirements/Procedures for Withdrawal 

Description:

Withdraw Policy by program

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Dr. Yolanda Miranda Portugues
Associate Dean Students Affair
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(787) 743-3038 Ext. 256


Category: Armed Forces of the United States and the National Guard of Puerto Rico

Description:

Compliance with the provision of Act. 109 April 11, 2003 that aim to establish protective measures for students enrolled at Higher Education Institutions and that have been activate in the armed forces of the United States and the National Guard of Puerto Rico. The law provides certain obligations that are intended to avoid academic and financial penalties.

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Beatriz De León-Rivera, M.B.A.
Student Financial Aid Office Director
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(787) 743-3038, ext. 268


Category: Entrance and Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers

Description:

Loan Counseling

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Beatriz De León-Rivera, M.B.A.
Student Financial Aid Office Director
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(787) 743-3038, ext. 268


Category: National Student Loan Data System

Description:

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of ED programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.

Supporting Documents/Links

Contact Information:

Beatriz De León-Rivera, M.B.A.
Student Financial Aid Office Director
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(787) 743-3038, ext. 268