Talk:Saint James School of Medicine

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False information[edit]

Someone posted the information followed below on Wikipedia, but it is invalid. It is true that Arkansas has banned SJSM gradautes from licensing. However, in most of the states, students from St. James School of Medicine are completely permitted to practice. The school is approved by the World Health Organizatio and is approved by IMED.

The following link is authentic and from the World Health Organization website: [1]

The following link is authentic and from IMED (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research): [2]

Most jurisdictions require that the school be listed by either WHO or IMED and hence many St. James Medical graduants are successfully practicing in the United States.

Please do not report information, the validity of which you cannot attest to - as it is deceiving and a form of electronic fraud. Further editing of this information will strictly be prohibited and monitored and reported to Wikipedia. User:76.66.8.57 ( moved by -- lucasbfr talk 06:41, 16 November 2008 (UTC))

The IMED listing is already included in the article. The Arkansas medical board is appropriately sourced. The rest of the allegations of fraud has been reported to WP:AN/I as a possible violation of WP:NLT. Bstone (talk) 16:39, 16 November 2008 (UTC)
Just restored section which was blanked by 74.12.27.193, which is clearly a sock of the other IP. Bstone (talk) 00:58, 17 November 2008 (UTC)
And again, this time by IP 24.141.227.11. Note: 24.141.227.11 also deleted my above comment. I restored it. Bstone (talk) 05:18, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

Accreditation and Licensure[edit]

I have reinserted the sourced section Accreditation and Licensure, that was deleted by 74.12.33.99. This section seems to me to be well sourced and verifiable. Any redeletion of this section should be accompanied by reliable and independent sources showing that this school is actually accredited by such generally accepted bodies of accreditation that are globally recognised. --Wasell(T) 16:53, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

Israeli accreditation[edit]

I found a link on the school's website to a letter written by the Israeli Ministry of Health, located here. The letter indicates that the school is accredited in Israel. However when I went to try to find this info on the Israeli MoH website I could not (likely due to language barrier or some such). I am curious the consensus for inserting this info into the article. Can we say, based on this letter, that the school is accredited in Israel? I have asked ask as the reliable sources noticeboard, here. As well, this website seems to indicate the school is indeed accredited by the Gov of Israel. Thoughts? Basket of Puppies 18:21, 24 November 2009 (UTC)

School's approval/disapproval status[edit]

The link to the North Dakota disapproved school list does not list Saint James. In addition, the school is not disapproved in California, either. Disapproval is not the same as not being approved for licensure at this time, which Saint James could be eligible for at some point in the future. Most states take internatioal medical graduates on a case-by-case basis, including those that use California's "list". Prospective doctors should contact the state medical licensing board in the state in which they are interested in practing for the most current and accurate information. Can we amend the article to include that information? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 74.196.41.238 (talk) 00:16, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Please be WP:BOLD and edit the article to reflect this information. Basket of Puppies 00:40, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Blog links[edit]

I undid a revision that included a blog. The revision had apparently been rolled back before. Not sure how that should be address but I thought I would leave a comment on the talk page so that people can watch for that problem. :) --LauraHale (talk) 20:57, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

Based on WP:BLOGS I don't think using a blog as a reference is acceptable. Basket of Puppies 21:05, 27 March 2011 (UTC)