Faculty spotlight: Benjamin G. Lumicao, M.D., FACC, FACP

Dr. Benjamin Lumicao is the Provost of Saint James School of Medicine. Why did he choose Saint James School of Medicine? What is his advice to medical students? Background Dr. Lumicao (MD, FACC, FCP) is currently the Provost of Saint James School of Medicine, but his journey to the desk started in the 1960’s, where […]

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Here’s A MUST KNOW GUIDE to Clinical Rotations!

You’re finally transitioning from classroom to clinic, which is a whole different level of learning.   Clinical rotations typically start during the 3rd year of medical school. Here, students get real-world experience in surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, and other core specialties. It can be nerve-wracking as you now have to apply what you’ve learned […]

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What Else Med Schools Are Looking for Besides the MCAT

Are you dreaming about getting into medical school?   If you are, then you’re probably worried already about how you can qualify. There are several things which medical schools check when considering student applicants. It takes a lot of work to get all of those covered, but it can be done. You just have to […]

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How to Dress for Residency Interviews

Residency interviews are going to be a very important part of your life as a medical student.    You have to prepare for it in the best way that you can. On top of being ready with the answers that you need to give during the interview, what you will be wearing is also crucial. […]

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Student Spotlight Dr. Zunir Chaudhry, MD SJSM Alumni

Student Spotlight Dr. Zunir Chaudhry, MD SJSM Alumni   It is possible to work towards your dream while living in paradise. That is exactly the experience of Dr. Zunir Chaudhry.    Dr. Chaudhry hails from Nashville, Tennessee and he went to Middle Tennessee State University for a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry. Dr. Chaudhry chose to pursue […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Rana Zeine

Saint James School of Medicine’s faculty is made up of accomplished medical professionals dedicated to scientific instruction and academic excellence. All faculty members hold an M.D., a Ph.D., or both.   Saint James School of Medicine faculty offer tutoring, mentoring, one-on-one guidance, and research support.   One of the faculty members of the school is […]

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Why Research Is Important for Medical Students

The way information is being shared is rapidly changing.    People can get all the information that they need in a matter of seconds through the internet. Because of this flooding of information, people are changing their attitudes towards research and education. That is having an impact on medical students.   There is a worldwide […]

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20 Years Reflection

From the desk of the President, Dr Kallol Guha: I started Saint James School of Medicine (SJSM) in 1999. This year SJSM completes 20 years. This milestone puts SJSM in a very elite category. We are one of the oldest Caribbean Medical Schools as well as one of the very few that commenced operations in […]

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6 Tips to Achieve Success in Med School

Studying in med school is no walk in the park. There’s no doubt about that. It’s not for everybody and once you’re in, you really have to work hard for it.  This just means that achieving success while in medical school is not that easy. To help you out, here are a few tips that […]

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