Saint James School of Medicine

Saint James School of Medicine

Saint James School of Medicine
Established 1999 [Anguilla Campus (2011) and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (2014-2015)]
Type Private, For-profit
President Kallol Guha, PhD, DSc
Dean Dean of Basic Science
Claude-Bernard lliou, M.D.

Dean of Clinical Science
Jay K. Pandit, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Associate Dean
Ravinder Kenue, MSc., Ph.D.

Dean of Student Affairs
Bruce Davidson, PhD

Dean of Administration
Alex Podcheko, M.D., Ph.D.
Location Headquarters:
Park Ridge, Illinois

Basic Science Campuses:
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands

The Quarter, Anguilla, British Overseas Territories

Cane Hall, St. Vincent, St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Website .org.sjsmwww

Saint James School of Medicine (SJSM) is a private, for-profit medical school headquartered in Park Ridge, Illinois with basic science campuses in Kralendijk, Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands, British Overseas Territory of Anguilla and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.[1] Saint James confers upon its graduates the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.[2]


  • History 1
  • Curriculum 2
  • Accreditation 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Saint James School of Medicine was established in Bonaire in 1999 and began instruction in 2000.[2] In 2011, Saint James opened a second campus in Anguilla.[3] In 2014, the School opened a third Caribbean medical school campus in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.[2]


The MD program at Saint James is a 10 semester course of study that consists of three semesters per calendar year. Semesters 1-4 are basic sciences semesters that are completed at one of the school's three Caribbean campuses (Anguilla, Bonaire, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines). Semester 5 (Advanced Introduction to Clinical Medicine) is completed at Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Semesters 6-10 consist of 96 weeks of clinical study that are completed at affiliated hospitals and clinical facilities in the United States.[4]


Saint James School of Medicine is listed in the FAIMER International Medical Education Directory (IMED)[2] and in the AVICENNA Directory for medicine.[5]

In June 2011, the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) granted initial accreditation as a developing school to the university's Anguilla campus.[5]

See also


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External links

  • Official website
  • Saint James School of Medicine Student Blog