Saint James School of Medicine

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Saint James School of Medicine
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Established 1999
Type Private, For-profit
President Kallol Guha, PhD, DSc
Dean Ravinder Kenue, MSc, PhD
Location Headquarters:
Park Ridge, Illinois

Basic Science Campuses:
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands
12°09′09″N 68°16′26″W / 12.15250°N 68.27389°W / 12.15250; -68.27389
The Quarter, Anguilla, British Overseas Territories18°12′46″N 63°02′30″W / 18.21278°N 63.04167°W / 18.21278; -63.04167

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]


Saint James School of Medicine was established in Bonaire in 1999 and began instruction in 2000.[2] In 2010, Saint James opened a second campus in Anguilla.[3]


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 either the Bonaire or Anguilla campus. Bonaire has two locations on the island, one main Campus (MD3-4) and other location near the coast usually for pre-med, MD1-2.[4] Semester 5 (Advanced Introduction to Clinical Medicine) is completed at Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.[5] Semesters 6-10 consist of 96 weeks of clinical study that are completed at affiliated hospitals and clinical facilities in the United States.[6]


Saint James School of Medicine is listed in the FAIMER International Medical Education Directory (IMED)[2] and in the AVICENNA Directory for medicine.[7]

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[edit]


  1. ^ "Affordable Carribean med school in Bonaire". Retrieved 2014-02-09. 
  2. ^ a b c "IMED - FAIMER International Medical Education Directory - School Details". Retrieved 2014-02-09. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Life of a Medical Student: New Campus [Bonaire]". 2010-10-31. Retrieved 2014-02-09. 
  5. ^ a b "Saint James School of Medicine, Anguilla : Initial Accreditation as a Developing School". Retrieved 2014-02-09. 
  6. ^ "Saint James School of Medicine’s top MD Program". 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2014-02-09. 
  7. ^ "Avicenna Directories - Show school". Retrieved 2014-02-09. 

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Coordinates: 42°2′0″N 87°51′52″W / 42.03333°N 87.86444°W / 42.03333; -87.86444