A Letter from A 2021 Alumni | Dr. Jennaire Lewars

Fellow (impending) new grad doctors.  As our graduation season is upon us, I just wanted to extend a few words. As we enter this phase of our lives, with the acquisition of our new roles and responsibilities, I want to implore everyone (including myself) to embrace everything that comes forward with grace and humility.  We […]

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Crystal Richardson

Why enter a medical program out of the Caribbean? Is it for the endless opportunities it offers to achieve your dreams of a career in medicine? Is it because you may be an untraditional student that felt drawn to this calling later in life? Or are you looking for the best of both worlds, receiving […]

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Roland Zhang

  Throughout life’s journey, there are bound to be unforeseen twists and turns that lead us to a new avenue in how we perceive the world around us. For Dr. Roland Zhang growing up in Rochester, New York, this non-traditional path took place on his way to becoming a doctor. In Roland’s eyes, a career […]

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Black History Month Spotlight: Dr.Banks

As an Anguilla native, Dr. Oluwakemi M. Linda Banks could see that there was a need for qualified mental health specialists on her island to combat the internal oppression they have been facing for years. At that time, the only resources available for the islander’s mental health were social workers, guidance counselors, and a psychiatrist […]

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Preparing Our Students for The World of Cardiology

Cardiovascular Disease remains the most common cause of mortality, and morbidity, in the United States. This has led to the outpouring of research funds to combat cardiovascular problems, resulting in an expansion of our knowledge of cardiovascular diseases and the robust development of the advances in technology in Echocardiography, CT Scans, MRI, etc.   Of […]

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Effect of Support Animals on Students

  Pets have the innate ability to brighten your mood, even during the worst days. Their comforting companionship has been utilized by hospitals for years, bringing happiness and joy to a variety of patients and senior living communities to boost morale. Simply snuggling next to the patient or just being present brings comfort and peace […]

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DEAN’S LIST FALL 2020

Saint Jamies School of Medicine announces the Fall 2020 Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a 4.0 scale. Congratulations to all of our students who made the Dean’s List this semester!     Name Year Campus Idil, Ozge […]

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Therese Massri

Why does one go into the medical field? For Therese Massri, it was the constant unknown nature of the profession; to be able to identify what exactly is ailing a patient and implementing a treatment plan tailored to the individual’s needs. Growing up in Canada, Therese was a curious individual, fascinated with the elusive nature […]

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Tips and Tricks for a Caribbean Medical School Interview

It is safe to say that the interviewing aspect is one of the most crucial portions of any medical school application process. At this stage, the individuals interviewing you believe that you are a strong candidate for their program and will determine whether or not the qualities on your resume match with you in person. […]

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Student Spotlight: Demi Wolford

As children, we tend to take social cues from the adults and family members around us. These role models are constantly leading by example on how we should act, what we can become, and what drives our passions in life. The same could be said about the passion instilled in Demi Wolford from an early […]

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