Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is critical for physicians

We often admire individuals who dedicate themselves to their professions. Spending too much time at work, however, can be detrimental to mental and physical health. Work-life balance is particularly important in the medical field. With today’s technologies, it’s increasingly difficult for young physicians to leave their work at work. This can lead to work dissatisfaction, […]

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Saint James affordable medical education works to reduce doctor shortage.

United States Faces Major Doctor Shortage

The U.S. is facing a significant doctor shortage, according to the Association for American Medical Colleges (AAMC). In the AAMC’s Key Findings release, primary care physician demand is predicted to grow 17 percent in the next decade. However, current demand outnumbers the supply. By 2025, the U.S. will need around 46,000 to 90,000 doctors. “These […]

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med school blog: So You Want to Be A Neurosurgeon

So You Want to Be A Neurosurgeon

A functional neurosurgeon is a doctor who tries to improve a neurological function taking part in different surgical strategies. For neurosurgeons, their dream is to fully repair the brain. According to neurosurgeon Jocelyne Bloch, that dream is quickly being approached. Bloch is helping to unlock the potential self-healing capacities that the brain has. She is an […]

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A Warm Welcome to Our New Provost, Dr. Duckworth

The Saint James School of Medicine community is thrilled to introduce you to our new Provost, Dr. Hugh Duckworth, MD. Dr. Duckworth has over 30 years of experience working in a variety of high intensity, crisis intervention, emergency healthcare settings. He’s also spent time working in medical management and leadership roles. Dr. Duckworth has experience as Owner […]

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caribbean medical school lecturer Dr. Fischer

Spending the Day with USMLE Pro Dr. Conrad Fischer

Doctor Conrad Fischer is the country’s leading USMLE lecturer. He is an award-winning medical educator, an Associate Professor of Medicine at Touro College in New York City and a public health advocate. Dr. Fischer is also the author of numerous USMLE test preparation guides and textbooks. Here at Saint James School of Medicine, we offer […]

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Caribbean medical school: Day in the Life Series Medical Assistant

Day in the Life Series: Medical Assistant

The medical assistant pathway is among the most popular in the field of medicine, and actually ranks as the United States’s fastest growing professions across all industries. A surge in the number of physician offices and outpatient care facilities, combined with advancements in technology and a growing elderly population make the Medical Assistant an attractive […]

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