The San Juan Bautista School of Medicine (SJBSOM) is a private U.S. medical school, located in Caguas, Puerto Rico. It formally opened its doors in 1978 as a non-profit corporation, incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
The school grants the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Master in Public Health (M.P.H.) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees to its graduates. The institution also has a local Transitional Year program.
There are 246 students currently enrolled at San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, which is roughly 55% less than the average for all Medical Schools. 64 new students matriculated in the most recent first-year medical school class.
The San Juan Bautista School of Medicine academic facilities are located on the campus of the Mennonite Caguas Hospital, between State Highways 52 and 172 in an urban development known as Turabo Gardens. The campus, a 52-acre area, encompasses the Hospital and School buildings, parking spaces and green areas. The School’s facilities include office space for academic administration and biomedical sciences faculty, the Library/Learning Resource Center, auditoriums, as well as classrooms and laboratories for teaching and research.
In the ever-changing area of health, researchers are indispensable to assure the development of innovative and modern clinical approaches to understand different pathologies. San Juan Bautista School of Medicine has a solid compromise with our community in finding answers to very challenging questions that threaten our health and wellbeing every day.