Taking care of our physical condition promotes optimal health and functioning. It implies the need to come to know our body, and make the correct choices to properly balance our physical activity, nutrition and mental well-being so that our body is in top condition. It requires discipline, and in some cases, external support. To assist you in maintaining a healthy balance, we provide the following services:

  • Upon Admissions, students are required to present updated vaccine report, and a medical certificate which is be renewed on a yearly basis
  • All students admitted at SJBSM must have a medical health plan and a disability insurance, to ensure students medical expenses and/or accidents are covered. In the event that students do not have one, they may request the institutional coverage. For more information, refer to the Registrar’s Office.
  • Students that present the need for specialized treatment may meet with the Personal Counselor for referrals
  • The Students Affairs Office encourages and promotes the development of student organizations. Any group of students interested in forming an interest group consistent with the objectives of the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, may submit a written proposal to the Dean of Student Affairs. For further information regarding existent student interest groups and organizations go to: Student Organizations or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Campus facilities – SJBSM has on campus facilities of a gymnasium and a basketball court that allows students to practice sports in their free time. The town of Caguas also has several sports facilities with easy access for students. Snack machines are available on campus with healthy options, and the Student Center is fully equipped providing students with the opportunity to bring their own food and follow up on their healthy eating habits.

Additional resources:

https://www.nih.gov/health-information/physical-wellness-toolkit

https://www.nih.gov/sites/default/files/health-info/wellness-toolkits/physical-wellness-checklist.pdf